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Experiential Learning & Community Engagement
CSB HAB 105
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John's University
37 South College Avenue
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Director:
Angie Schmidt Whitney, M.A.
awhitney@csbsju.edu
320-363-5117

Assistant Director:
Laura Hammond, MSW/LGSW
lhammond@csbsju.edu
320-363-5300

Service-Learning/Bonner Coordinator:
Adia Zeman
amzeman@csbsju.edu
320-363-5237

Community Kitchen Student Director:
Bailey Weirens
communitykitchen@csbsju.edu 
320-363-5256

Bonner Student Worker:
bonnerleader@csbsju.edu
320-363-5256

Internship Student Worker:
internsw@csbsju.edu
320-363-5256

Service-Learning Student Worker:
ServLearn@csbsju.edu
320-363-5256

Service-Learning Program

The Service-Learning Program works with the students and faculty of CSB/SJU and organizations in the surrounding community to foster successful service-learning opportunities that are relevant to what is being taught in the classroom.

The Service-Learning Program provides students with opportunities to:

  • Participate in service-learning opportunities that incorporates ideas, theories, practices, and methods taught in the classroom.
  • Accept, support, and appreciate diversity in all its forms.
  • Complete the Experiential Learning Designation that is required for graduation.
  • Grow as both a learner and an individual.

Service-Learning Informational Video

Mission Statement

The Service-Learning Program is committed to holistic learning by incorporating the classroom and community into the learning experience. It develops intentional and meaningful service experiences based in social justice and academic learning.

The Service-Learning Program models Benedictine values by providing education and support to CSB/SJU faculty and students, co-curricular programs, and the community through service experiences in order to strengthen communities, integrate theory and praxis, and foster active citizenship.

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Contact Us

Experiential Learning & Community Engagement
CSB HAB 105
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John's University
37 South College Avenue
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Director:
Angie Schmidt Whitney, M.A.
awhitney@csbsju.edu
320-363-5117

Assistant Director:
Laura Hammond, MSW/LGSW
lhammond@csbsju.edu
320-363-5300

Service-Learning/Bonner Coordinator:
Adia Zeman
amzeman@csbsju.edu
320-363-5237

Community Kitchen Student Director:
Bailey Weirens
communitykitchen@csbsju.edu 
320-363-5256

Bonner Student Worker:
bonnerleader@csbsju.edu
320-363-5256

Internship Student Worker:
internsw@csbsju.edu
320-363-5256

Service-Learning Student Worker:
ServLearn@csbsju.edu
320-363-5256