Academic Service-Learning Programs

Academic Service-Learning

Programs offered for faculty to explore and develop on Academic Service-Learning, email Rene Padilla.  Programs are co-sponsored by the Academic Service-Learning Office and the Center for Faculty Excellence.  Visit Academic Service-Learning website. Please contact the Center for Faculty Excellence at with questions.

Registration to open in February.


Enhancing Your Teaching and Scholarship through Curricular Engagement

Dates: Tues., Mar. 21; 3:00-4:00 p.m. CDT/1:00-2:00 p.m. MST
Deliverable: Virtual; Zoom (not Teams)
Facilitators: Vicki Bautista, EdD, NBC-HWC, Family and Community Medicine & Integrative Health and Wellness, School of Medicine & Margo Minnich, DNP, RN, College of Nursing, Academic Service-Learning

Curricular Engagement describes the teaching, learning, and scholarship that engages faculty, students, and community in mutually beneficial and respectful collaboration. Join this session to learn how you can use curricular engagement to address community-identified needs, deepen studentsí civic and academic learning, enhance community well-being, and enrich the scholarship of the University. Facilitators will provide the fundamentals of academic service-learning pedagogy, identify connections to community engagement scholarship, and share lessons learned from their own experiences doing this work.

Session Participants will learn:

  • The principles and best practices in curricular engagement
  • How to integrate academic service-learning pedagogy into a course
  • How to seek and develop scholarship opportunities relating to curricular engagement