The Center for Community Work and Learning facilitates service-learning courses and off-campus student employment to positively impact the community.
Promoting social justice
St. Kate’s teaches students to be ethical leaders working in partnership with over 100 organizations in our community.
Connecting the classroom to the community
Each year, nearly 20% of all students take one of the 60 to 80 courses with a community component integrated into the curriculum.
In service-learning courses, students work with community organizations to enhance their classroom learning and meet community-identified needs. Service-learning courses focus on building academic skills, critical reflection and civic responsibility. Service-learning supports mutually beneficial community partnerships and lives out St. Kate's commitment to social justice.
Meaningful off-campus jobs
About 80 students tutor youth or work in a leadership position 6-12 hours per week at various Twin Cities organizations and schools. Community Work and Learning offers off-campus employment through: