Center for Service-Learning

More than 100 new Western students will conclude a week-long orientation program called Viking Launch with a day of community engagement on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The service projects range from agricultural activities at Growing Veterans to helping Bellingham…

Timothy Costello, director of Western Washington University's Center for Service-Learning, met with Philip Okundi, chairman of Ombago Girls Academy, and six other Kenyans on July 26 in Old Main. Okundi and his countrymen were thanking Western for the benefits the university has brought to…

When 28-year-old Hassan Byumvuhore bowled for the first time this April, he threw a perfect strike – and he didn’t even have his fingers in the holes of the ball.

Byumvuhore, from Rwanda, is now a student in Western’s Intensive English Program, where he is learning a new language – and…

The priority deadline for the INTL 437H Field Studies and Collaborative Intl. Service Learning in Kenya (15 credits) is Monday, June 1st

Western students of all levels and majors are invited to participate in an international service-learning experience in Kochia…

The Center for Service-Learning at Western Washington University facilitates two faculty-led international programs in Kenya and Rwanda that promote engaged partnerships between students, faculty, and local and global communities.

The deadline to apply for the 2015 Rwanda program is May 8…

Finals are approaching, and this is a busy -- and often quite difficult -- time for students.

That's why Western is continuing the #WesternCares campaign begun this past spring, encouraging students, faculty and staff to relax and help others. We're all in this together, and we can…

As part of the WWU Kindness Campaign's day of encouragement on Thursday, members of the Western community wrote notes to themselves for an art project on display under the Wilson Library skybridge. Today's theme is celebration.

And don't forget that ‪#‎WesternCares‬…

Western Washington University’s Center for Service-Learning and the WWU Service Leader Scholars are hosting the first-annual WWU Kindness Campaign from March 2 to March 6.

During the first week of March, members of Western’s community and beyond are encouraged to join in daily…

Several free Bellingham events in the next week will honor Martin Luther King Jr. The official holiday is Monday, Jan. 19.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., children ages 3 to 8 are invited to Village Books in Bellingham from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, to hear stories about diversity, multiculturalism and the Civil Rights Movement.

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