Service Learning 100% of Our Students Participate in Service Learning

“Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ― St. Francis of Assisi


Learning Opportunities

Attending QU's Education program was insightful and well worth it. Not only did the program envelope today's school systems, it also gave me the tools for teaching in an ever-changing environment.
Angela Sloan '15, B.S. Education

What is Service Learning?

Service-Learning is a type of experiential education that combines academic goals with activities that address human and community needs.

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Why do Service-Learning?

  • To enhance student learning whether in or outside the classroom
  • To serve and to collaborate with non-profit agencies in the Tri-State Area
  • To foster a sense of civic responsibility and commitment to the common good

What is the difference between service-learning and community service?

Community service participants volunteer for the primary or sole purpose of meeting the needs of others and bettering the community as a whole. Service-learning meets the needs of their communities while increasing their academic achievement.

Contact Information

Fr. John Doctor, Vice President for Mission and Ministry
217-228-5432 x3614

Megan Boccardi, Assistant Professor of History
217-228-5432 x3031