Service-Learning Coordination for the School of Education:
The CAC provides support to faculty, students, and community organizations that have service-learning partnerships. For the 2012-2013 academic year, the CAC assisted nine faulty teaching 16 courses to 417 students at 34 community partners for 12,055 hours of service.
Monthly Service Corps:
Monthly Service Corps is an opportunity for Buffalo State Students and youth from the West Side of Buffalo to come together to volunteer for a Saturday afternoon. Buffalo State students work with youth in local schools to identify, design, and perform a service project on the West Side. Last year, 71 Buffalo State students and 24 students from Lafayette and McKinley High School dedicated a combined total of 285 hours of service to benefit our West Side neighborhood. Past projects have included school beautification, garnering, and housing rehabilitation. Tentative service dates for the 2013-2014 academic year will be announced at the beginning of the semester.
Fall 2013 Monthly Service Corps:
Saturday, October 26th 12:30-4:30PM
Volunteers will meet at 12:30pm in the South East corner of Tops Market at Grant St. and Amherst St. We will be partnering with Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER to perform a Scajaquada Creek clean-up. Buffalo State student volunteers will serve alongside high school youth from Lafayette High School, Tapestry Charter School, and Peace of the City.
Saturday, November 23rd 12:30-4:30PM
Students will meet at a West Side location and join local youth at a service site in Buffalo.
Community Service Peer Leaders: SOC 389 Community Perspectives and Experiences
In this service-learning course, Buffalo State students serve 250 hours at a community organization and attend weekly classes that contextualize their service experience through exploring historical and contemporary social issues as they relate to the city of Buffalo.