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College of Arts and Sciences service learning

Service-learning boosts student success

Large group shot.In a first of its kind study at WSU, students taking introductory biology coupled with a service-learning project performed better academically and had improved first-year retention rates compared with students who did not participate in service-learning. The differences were most profound among first-generation and multicultural students.

The study titled “Service Learning as a Portal to First-Year Student Success”, is a collaborative project between » More …