The UNCP Academic Service-Learning Faculty Fellows connect courses with the community through high-impact academic service-learning opportunities in order to enhance student learning, faculty curriculum, and address local community and surrounding region needs.
Faculty Fellows work to create a campus environment that supports teaching and learning opportunities in which service is greatly valued, practiced, evaluated, and recognized through academic service-learning. UNCP Academic Service-Learning supports the mission of UNCP, “Changing Lives through Education”, by supporting students to achieve the lifelong skills, knowledge, and character to graduate as civically engaged and competent citizens
Recruit and develop faculty in academic service-learning across all disciplines and surrounding schools.
Provide support for faculty and staff teaching service-learning courses.
Develop new and strengthen existing community-based partnerships in high-impact service-learning programs.
Engage at least 50% of first-year students in high-impact academic service-learning.
Create and institutionalize a campus culture of service for students, staff, faculty, and the surrounding communities.