- Access capacity-building resources through the P-16 Initiative, Traditional, and Maverick Philanthropy service learning classes
- Fill gaps in community and classroom resources
- Increase your organization's exposure
- Get to know more UNO faculty and students
- Participate in hands-on learning
- Build your resume
- Network with community members
- Strengthen career-based skills (problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication)
- Connect your course with a local community partner, or a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade (P-12) class to support your teaching
- Contribute to student learning
- Access more opportunities for publication and conference presentation
- Bring P-12 students and UNO students together
- Receive graduate assistant support
Service learning is an experiential method of teaching. Collaborative partnerships between faculty, students, and community groups and organizations create projects that are tightly linked to course content and promote academic learning while addressing community-identified needs and opportunities.
The SLA is located on the second floor of the CEC, suite 216.
The Collaborative office is located on the first floor of the CEC, suite 130. They hire UNO students and facilitate paid internships with nonprofit partners. To learn about opportunities currently available please contact Jeffrey Southall II.