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Honor Roll Badge CONGRATULATIONS to Tennessee State University and the Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement for achieving the President's Honor Roll for the 5th year in a row!

The Corporation for National and Community Service has administered the Honor Roll since 2006 and this year, universities and colleges reported that nearly one million of their students were engaged in service learning with more than 1.6 million participating in other forms of community service, serving a total of more than 105 million hours.


It's awards time for TSU and the Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement! Please check your email boxes for the nomination forms for 2014 President's Honor Roll. Deadline for submission is March 12!


Nomination forms are available online for the 2014 Community Service Awards to be distributed during our Annual Community Service Awards Luncheon. Know a community partner, faculty member, student, student organization, staff, or administrator that demonstrates exemplary dedication to service? Nominate them now! This year, the event will be held on April 17th. Nomination forms MUST be submitted by March 7 to qualify for this year's awards. Submit one now!


About the Center...

Tennessee State University’s Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement exists to facilitate quality educational experiences through community-based service-learning. The Center connects campus and community resources to create diverse learning experiences and to serve community needs.

Through service learning, students develop the skills to work collaboratively and compassionately, and to create more just and equitable workplaces, communities, and social institutions. Service-learning courses include learning objectives that help students clarify their own conception of service as they participate in the community. Additionally, TSU students acquire the knowledge, skills and awareness to become more culturally aware, self-reflective, and responsive community participants.

Tennessee State University offers approximately 40 service-learning courses each semester across all disciplines.

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness or abilities that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. -William Penn





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To contact the Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement, call us at 963-1249 or visit our office in Holland Hall, Suite 306.