Forms & Publications

Service Learning Forms

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    • Coordinating Service Learning Experiences for Online Students Paper presented by Linda Marion, Assistant Professor, NMSU-G & Denise Rodriguez-Strawn, SL Coordinator, NMSU at the 18th National Conference, May 2009  “Unraveling the Mysteries behind Thriving Partnerships in Service Learning  and Community Engagement.”
    • Igniting Passion and Discovering Where the Heart Lies: The Building Blocks of a Successful Brief overview of New Mexico State University’s Service Learning for Educational (SLED) office, including its conception, subsequent growing pains, and, through the pains, the discovery of commonalities between faculty, community agencies, and students.  Explanation of the techniques used to inspire collaboration between the institution and community agencies will also be provided. Examples of how SLED students have transformed into imaginative and inspiring leaders who have ignited and unified individuals with the same passion for “paying it forward.”


    • Service Learning Grows Exponentially Both undergraduate and graduate students can participate in service learning opportunities, which include tutoring and fulfilling other roles with non-profit organizations.  In all cases, the students serve as important mentors in the lives of the young students they work with.  “They help children to see that college is a possibility,” said Rodriguez-Strawn.
    • National Day of Service Students, faculty and staff from the New Mexico State University College of Education and Service Learning for Educational Distinction Program partnered with the Las Cruces Public Schools and the Children’s Reading Foundation of Dona Ana County to read books to children Tuesday at Fairacres Elementary School and Myrna’s Children’s Village as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.
    • Service Learning benefits service learning students Propelled by its successes, the College of Education’s Service Learning Program at New Mexico State University continues to grow, bringing more tutors in each semester and recently receiving recognition from the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Partnering with elementary schools in the Las Cruces district, the Service Learning Program gives education students from NMSU’s EDUC 181 course a chance to assist elementary teachers with tutoring in reading and mathematics for elementary students.
    • COE SLED Program honors students The 11 NMSU students recognized were Jessica Williams, Madison Hill, Sabrina Herrera, Alexandra Castillo, Cassandra De La Rosa, Amanda Marcus, Lydia Sanchez, Julie Painter, Kristina Chavez, Dianna Garcia and Larisa Keeler. The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation was established in 2003 to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making in communities and encourage more people to serve.