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Service Learning

Learn while helping your community!

Did you know that Gateway Community and Technical College offers classes with services learning components? Service learning is a fusion of community service, coursework and reflection. Not only does service learning help you get hands-on learning experience, it also helps your community! 

What are the benefits of service learning?Gateway Computer and Information Technologies students held a series of computer literacy trainings at Senior Services of Northern Kentucky and the Welcome House of Northern Kentucky

  • It enriches learning of course material. 
  • It engages you in active learning that demonstrates the relevance and importance of academic work for your life experience and career choices.
  • It helps you to increases awareness of current issues in society as they relate to your academic areas of interest.
  • It can broaden your perspective of diversity issues and enhances critical thinking skills.
  • It can help you to improve interpersonal skills that are increasingly viewed as important in achieving success in professional and personal spheres.
  • It can also help you to develop civic responsibility through active community involvement.

What are some examples of service learning at Gateway? 

Helpful Links: 

Student Service Learning Evaluation