So tell us …
Why is service learning valuable?
Marquette Magazine asks Service Learning Director Kim Jensen Bohat, Arts ’98, Grad ’06, to break it down.
It opens eyes:
Working with the oppressed, coupled with Ignatian reflection, helps students think critically about issues of justice.
It defies boundaries:
Students learn and retain more course content when service learning takes them out of the classroom.
It becomes a life skill:
Empathy, appreciation for diversity, cultural competency and global world views are important skills students can take into any workplace.