The vision of Service-Learning and Volunteering at USM is to help ensure that every USM graduate is prepared to be a responsible, aware community member through access to an authentic, real-world, engaging learning experience that instills a commitment to service, life-long learning, and civic engagement.
Service-Learning and Volunteering help prepare USM students by awakening and sustaining their interest in and commitment to their own development and the health and welfare of their communities. We support student access to compelling service-learning inside and outside the classroom.
Service-Learning and Volunteering at USM help our faculty achieve excellence in their service-learning pedagogy by assisting with course and project design, and community partner relations.
Service-Learning and Volunteering at USM enhance our community partners' experiences by responding to their needs and the needs of their constituents through these initiatives.