via: http://www.notredamecollege.edu/about/news/notre-dame-college-introduces-campus-wide-semester-service Notre Dame College is engaging its entire campus to integrate active class learning with community volunteer projects—and connect both with common themes—in its first Semester of Service. The initiative launched as a 16-week program this spring 2016 semester of the academic year and continues officially through April 27. The model features unified, campus-wide service…

 via: http://www.sistersofcharityhealth.org/blog/post/2015/12/16/Sister-Judith-Ann-Karam-Through-its-culture-of-care-ministry-supports-Pope-Francis-call-for-change.aspx Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA recently penned the following reflection about Pope Francis and his visit to the United States in 2015, which was published in the December 15 issue of Catholic Health World.  Sister Judith Ann attended the Pope’s visit at the White House as part of her role as board chair of…

Many college students looking forward to careers post-academia seek experience to prepare them for the “real world” of employment. A growing trend that many universities and colleges have adopted which fulfills this objective is to offer a service-learning component to the class syllabus. A pedagogical practice that integrates service and academic learning, service-learning promotes increased…