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…

In Catholic Community Connection’s continuing quest to expand Intergenerational Opportunities in Catholic ministries and link Catholic higher education students with Catholic service providers, we encourage all organizations to consider this great opportunity to contribute to a student’s education. Ursuline College, with funding from The Cleveland Foundation, is offering a program called First Year to Career, providing…