Clarke University is a member of Iowa Campus Compact, a coalition of college and university presidents committed to fostering in students the values and skills of civic engagement, through active involvement in community service and service learning. Iowa Campus Compact is a part of a national consortium of universities and colleges, dedicated to advancing higher education’s civic mission by effectively building civic learning into campus and academic life.
Some of the goals of Iowa Campus Compact are to strengthen existing community service and service learning and to develop new civic engagement initiatives and collaborative service efforts among educational institutions, community organizations and non-profit organizations across the state.
Experiential Education Matrix
This matrix defines and distinguishes service learning, internships, volunteerism and community service.
Service Learning Guide
This guide is a valuable resource if you are interested in incorporating service learning in your courses. There are templates for evaluation, how-to guides and other resources.