精神生活 staff was joined by a team of faculty, 应届毕业生, and community partners to outline a strategic plan for the office's next three to five years. Below you will find new goals for the department of 社区 Service within the Office of 精神生活.
社区 Service Office: Strategic Goals
- Elevate the visibility of the office in order to attract and maintain student involvement in community service projects and programs.
- Develop student leaders who can articulate the deeper ethical and moral learning that community service can provide.
- Develop a structured reflection program which can enhance the volunteer experience and encourage thoughtful evaluation of programs and relationships with our community partners.
- Redefine and clarify the role of the Office of 社区 Service as a critical part of being an engaged urban campus by fostering increased integration of the campus into the local community.
- Continue to encourage and support the service learning pedagogy on campus as a vehicle for deeper learning.
- Encourage community partnerships and placements that provide mutual learning and service opportunities for our students and community partners.
- Use community service and service learning opportunities to teach social justice, global awareness and activism that connects visibly to the mission of the college.