Seeds of Service, Service-Learning Newsletter

Service-Learning Newsletter

Service-Learning in the News

  • CSCC Hosts Make a Difference Now Volunteer Expo

    CLEVELAND, TN. – The Department of Service-Learning at Cleveland State Community College and GRAAB Coalition (Going Respectively Against Addictive Behaviors) will be co-sponsoring a Volunteer Expo on Wednesday, September 10 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium on Cleveland State’s campus.

  • Seymour Elected to TNCC Board of Directors

    CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Cleveland State President, Dr. Bill Seymour was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Campus Compact (TNCC) at their meeting May 20, 2014 in Nashville, TN.

  • Webb-Curtis Receives Roueche Excellence Award for Exemplary Achievements

    Dr. Carl Hite, Former CSCC President; Webb-Curtis, Dr. Denise King, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC President.

  • CSCC Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

    CLEVELAND, TN. - The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recently honored Cleveland State Community College as a leader among institutions of higher education for their support of volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. Cleveland State was admitted to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community. This is the second time CSCC has been named to the Honor Roll; the first time was in 2010.

  • Service-Learning Opportunity Takes Student to Washington, D.C.

    CLEVELAND, TN. – Cleveland State Community College’s Service-Learning Program allows students to volunteer for organizations and causes they believe in—just ask Christina Gatlin. Her service-learning experience took her all the way to Washington D.C. to rally against the Keystone Pipeline!

  • Cleveland State Hosts Service-Learning Mini-Summit

    CLEVELAND, TN. –Cleveland State Community College recently hosted a Service-Learning Mini Summit on its campus for community colleges throughout the state. The event was co-sponsored by CSCC and the Tennessee Campus Compact, whose mission is to provide leadership, resources, and advocacy to enhance student learning by increasing the capability of Tennessee institutions of higher education to embed civic engagement.

  • News: Service-Learning Efforts Paid Off For CSCC Student

    For Rigoberto Sirin-Pichiya, Saturday was not only his graduation from Cleveland State, it was the end of what he calls “the most difficult, yet most exciting” time in his life so far.
            Although he chose Cleveland State specifically for the nursing program, he also liked that it was affordable and close to his home. He enjoyed the general prerequisite courses, and he excelled in them as evident by his 4.0 GPA entering the nursing program. It was his “journey” as he calls it, through the nursing program where he gained not only a quality education, but lifelong lessons and experience that he will never forget.

  • News: Students Gain Hands-On Experience in Service-Learning

    Cleveland State instructors Ann Cunningham and Megen Saez have witnessed first-hand the benefits of service-learning in the classroom. Having incorporated it into their curriculum for an entire semester, both instructors speak very highly of the service-learning component of the class.