Learning to serve, serving to learn
Be active in the world, and understand it in a whole new way. With Calvin’s Service-Learning Center, you can learn together through community-based service-learning and social justice activities in Grand Rapids and in other communities.
students participated in service-learning projects in 2015–16
spring break service-learning trips each year
total amount of service-learning hours logged by Calvin students in a year
total active agency partners
Ways to serve
Opportunities to be the hands and feet of Christ are endless. From weekly community service to once-in-a-lifetime trips, there are all sorts of ways to get involved.
Calvin earns Tree Campus USA distinction
For the sixth consecutive year, Calvin College is honored with Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. March 5,2018
Calvin College celebrates 25th anniversary of StreetFest
First-year and transfer students served alongside more than 60 community organizations in the city of Grand Rapids during Calvin's 25th annual StreetFest program. September 6,2017
Calvin College Joins NAC&U Consortium
Calvin College recently joined The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a consortium of institutions that values liberal arts education, professional studies and civic engagement. July 10,2017
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Learn to lead
If you discover that service-learning is a passion, you may want to consider inspiring others to get involved.