Service Learning Blog

Academic Service Learning

Volunteers Needed!

Here are some of the opportunities the community has presented me. If you are interested or want more information on a particular event or experience please contact the person listed for that event. For general comments, please feel free to contact Mandy Charping at (989)275-5000 ext 349.   Balloon Launch October 17- Help River House Inc. raise […]

Coffee With the Community


Last month, Kirtland Community College hosted its first “Coffee with the Community”- a faculty and community partner service learning seminar.  The goal of the event was to match community partners with faculty to create more service learning courses on campus. The event didn’t get a whole lot of people to the table, but those who […]

Empty Bowls Success

Empty Bowls Reception

Early in November, Kirtland Service Learning and the Art Department partnered to host the Second Annual Empty Bowls Project and Reception.  Through the sale of clay bowls made by art students at Kirtland, community members, as well as staff and clients at River House, Inc. we were able to raise over $1,700 for River House!  […]

Kirtland Service Learning in the News!

Check it out!  One Kirtland Community College student had to do a service project for his Criminal Justice class.  He took a project that was happening on campus and involved his local community of Onaway, Michigan by going to the art teacher at his high school and giving presentations about the Empty Bowls Project happening […]