History Of
Service
Learning

Service Learning 

History Of Lourdes Service Learning

1990s

Service learning has been part of Lourdes’ academic programs since the late 1990s.

2001

Lourdes received funding through Ohio Campus Compact and became a Host Site for an AmeriCorps VISTA Service Leader.

2002

In the Fall of 2002, the Office of Service Learning was created to foster the development of additional projects and to continue alliances with community institutions such as Helping Hands of St. Louis, Bethany House, Sylvania Area Family Services, Cherry Street Mission, Beach House and many others.

2007

Select academic programs began to integrate Service Learning requirements into their curriculum.

2012

Service learning became a requirement for all undergraduate students.