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Equity & Social Justice Issues in a GIS Mapping Course

Kudos to Professor Wing Cheung’s GIS students for mapping food insecurity in San Diego County and contributing to the grant proposal to plan transportation systems for disadvantaged populations living in San Diego’s North County. Students are solving real-world problems to address issues of equity and social justice while gaining valuable Work-based learning experiences. Please reach out to Professor Cheung to learn more, wcheung@palomar.edu!

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Service Learning Fair, Spring 2020

Our regularly held Service Learning Fair welcomed 30 non-profit organizations that chatted with our students about Service Learning volunteer opportunities. It was a wonderful day of connecting and networking.
Service Learning Fair Flyer

 

The Telescope: Palomar College’s Independent Newspaper

The Telescope Article about students receiving Service Learning scholarships

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Honoring Service Learning Students

Exemplary Service Learning Students were honored at the 2018 Service Learning Reception.
Congratulations to our scholarship award recipients Marisela Lopez, Nicolas Vallone, and Penny Halverson.

Exemplary Service Learning Students were honored at the 2018 Service Learning Reception.  Congratulations to our scholarship award recipients Marisela Lopez, Nicolas Vallone, and Penny Halverson.

Excellence in Service Learning Award Nominees 2018

 

Palomar ESL Department Beautify Palomar’s Early Childhood Education Lab School

Big Shout out to the Palomar College ESL department who came together on a Saturday to do a Service Learning beautification project at Palomar’s Early Childhood Education Lab School preschool on the Escondido campus.

 

 

Psychology Students Help Raise Awareness to Autism

Great Job Psychology Students in Professor Genevieve Griffin’s class who volunteered at the 2017 Walk Rock and Roll event raising awareness and funds for San Diego Autism Society!

 

Palomar Faculty & Staff Make a Difference

Thank you to all volunteers who participated in Palomar’s Faculty & Staff Make a Difference Day volunteer event!
On Saturday, October 28,  Palomar College Faculty and Staff participated in National Make a Difference Day helping to make our community a better place. Palomar employees served on projects at three local non-profit organizations – TERI Inc., Charity Wings Art & Craft Center, and Escondido Community Child Development Center. Faculty and Staff enjoyed connecting and collaborating with each other and giving back to the community. We hope to make this an annual event!

 

Supporting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Thank you to all who joined the Palomar College Team for St. Jude’s Run/Walk, November 2016!

 

 

Skillshops, Fall 2019

How Can Service Learning Help Me?
Do you need assistance with your service learning assignment? Come to the skillshop to understand the benefits of service learning! We will help you get started and answer questions you might have.  Important Note: Remember to bring information your professor provided you about the assignment.
  • Week 4 – Thursday, September 12, 2019, 2:30pm-3:30pm at the Teaching and Learning Center
  • Week 12 – Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:30pm-2:30pm at the Teaching and Learning Center
To sign up: Visit the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC-San Marcos Campus) in-person or call (760) 744-1150, ext. 3931.