Enter your email address to receive monthly newsletters.

 
 

The Center for Global Service Learning at Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University, partnered with led2serveU, launched The Center for Global Service Learning on its campus in Salina, Kansas. This exciting venture features The Wesleyan Journey, which guarantees all students at KWU the opportunity to join a Service Learning course either domestic or abroad, at no additional cost.  

Read more about The Wesleyan Journey!

logo

The Center will collaborate with faculty to customize dynamic Service Learning Study Away courses that support established community partners around the world. The Wesleyan Journey will guarantee a robust domestic or abroad Service Learning course for all students. Linking academic outcomes with intentional service provides one of the richest forms of learning in today's world. Innovative internship opportunities, vibrant learning experiences, and meaningful, life-changing service projects are the hallmark of The Center for Global Service Learning.

 

KWU Service Learning Courses

 

Fall, 2014

Spring, 2015

Fall, 2015 - Wesleyan Journeys

  • Washington, DC - October 10-17
    • Speaking Up, Speaking Out (* Religion - proposed)
  • Key Largo, FL - October 10-17
    • Leadership and Peronal Development (* Business - proposed)
  • Costa Rica - October 10-17
    • Course Listing TBA (* Biology - proposed)
  • Costa Rica - October 10-17
    • Course Listing TBA (* Psychology - proposed)

Spring, 2016 - Wesleyan Journeys

  • Costa Rica - March 13-23
    • The Perfect Playbook (* Sports and Excercise Science - proposed)
  • Costa Rica - March 13-23
    • Survey of Latin American History (* History - proposed)
  • Key Largo, Florida or Costa Rica - March 13-23
    • Weird Nature (* English - proposed)

 

 

Faculty Resource Area 

Submit a Service Learning Proposal

The Center is currently offering Service Learning opportunities in partnership with communities in the following locations. Please submit your proposal with one of these locations or a desired partner location for the future.

USA

  • Key Largo, FL 
  • Washington, DC 
  • Lampe, MO
  • Live Oak, FL 
  • Jasper, GA 
  • Ocala, FL 
  • Weaverville, NC 

Costa Rica

  • Santa Theresa 
  • Nuevo Arenal 
  • Santa Rosa
  • Tierra Morenas 
  • La Fortuna 

Germany

  • Berlin 
  • Munich 
  • Cologne
  • Leipzig 
  • Heidelberg 
 

 

Steps for a professor to submit a course proposal:

 

  • attend a Service Learning Workshop at The Center 
  • submit a Service Learning Proposal (button above)
  • schedule a meeting with The Center to discuss your proposal submission
  • completion of budget by The Center and submit with syllabus to Provost
  • receive final approval for your Service Learning Study Away (Wesleyan Journey) course 

 

Educator Previews are designed to provide firsthand insight and observations for faculty. These Previews allow numerous opportunities to visit community partners, area attractions, historical landmarks, natural wonders and many other places that will provide inspiration in designing your Service Learning Study Away course. Once you spend time in our partner locations across the globe, your learning objectives, assignments and reflections seamlessly fall into place. Information to register for a KWU Educator Preview is coming soon!

 JULY - CONNECTIONS (news)

 

Student Resource Area

Internships that promote civic responsibility, service within the discipline and world-changing service projects are highly sought after and showcased through The Center. Interested students should click here and complete the Internship Quick Form Application. Once received, we will begin the process of planning your customized Service Learning Internship.

KWU Internships

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  - Director, The Center for Global Service Learning

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  - Administrative Coordinator, The Center for Global Service Learning

Looking Ahead

Sat Aug 23 - Sat Aug 23
CampusServe - KICK OFF event!
The Steps of Pioneer Hall
Wed Sep 10 - Wed Sep 10
Building a Life of Service (workshop)
PH320 (The Center)
Sat Sep 20 - Sat Oct 18
CampusServe (FULL)
The Steps of Pioneer Hall
Sat Oct 04 - Sat Oct 11
"Friend or Foe?: Survival of the Fittest in the Tropics"
Costa Rica
Sat Oct 18 - Sat Oct 18
CampusServe
The Steps of Pioneer Hall
Sat Nov 15 - Sat Nov 15
CampusServe
The Steps of Pioneer Hall
Fri Mar 13 - Sun Mar 22
KWU Alumni Service Journey
Berlin and Munich, Germany
Fri Mar 13 - Sun Mar 22
Learning from History (or not): Civil Rights in Germany before and after 1945
Berlin and Munich, Germany
Fri Mar 13 - Sun Mar 22
Sanity (or not): Paradox in Psychology and Mental Health
Berlin and Munich, Germany
Sun May 10 - Thu May 21
Training for the Gold
Cologne, Germany

donations-001

network for good members

Create Account

Login Form