In 2010, NSU earned the prestigious, elective Carnegie Foundation Designation as a Community Engaged Institution in both categories: “Curricular Engagement” and “Outreach and Partnerships”. Click below to learn more.
Nova Southeastern University faculty plays a critical role in student development, both inside and outside the classroom. As research continues to shed light on the importance and positive impact of infusing service learning into the undergraduate curriculum, Nova Southeastern University aims to provide these experiences to our students. Below are a series of resources, including sample syllabi, reflection material, and links to peer-reviewed material related to making a connection between community-based learning, issue-based education, and relating work in the community back to the curriculum. Additionally, NSU was given the honor in 2011 of being named as one of 20 colleges nationwide committed to community service. View the entire article at USA Today Online.
NSU's Service-Learning Definition
Florida Department of Education-Defining Service Learning
Florida Campus Compact
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Below are sample syllabi and other curriculum materials provided by the Campus Compact national office.