?The Office of Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) is available to serve you as we prepare to serve our communities virtually.? Please visit our virtual AS-L opportunities on?GivePulse.? We look forward to working with all of you.
GivePulse is the Academic Service-Learning platform where students can find, sign up for, and report service hours connected to their course work.? Please view the?videos and step by step tutorials using the buttons above?to help you?get started and correctly sign up for and report your service hours.
The Office of Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) at St. John’s University is committed to providing high quality customer service to all students who have inquiries about their AS-L projects each semester.
Make an appointment here.
General Inquiry?[email protected]?
Lynn Stravino, Director of AS-L at?[email protected]
Anna Zak, Associate Director of AS-L at?[email protected]
Louis Saavedra, Coordinator of AS-L at?[email protected]
Please use the information below?to?navigate through our online resources available for students.
Per the SJU Student Code of Conduct:?“Forgery/Fraud: Forgery, alteration or misuse of University documents, records or identification is prohibited.”
Reflection is the key to making the connection between service and learning and is the graded component of AS-L.
As you participate in AS-L, pay attention to:
?Modes of reflection include:
The AS-L?Essay Contest was?established in 1998?to support student achievement. This contest helps us recognize the students who?skillfully?reflect on their service experience while making a concrete connection?to the learning objectives of their course and discuss the larger social justice issues at play.?
Full-time/Part-time graduate and undergraduate students who have participated in an AS-L service component in one or more of their courses.?
Submissions are accepted throughout the spring semester of each academic?year.?? ? ? ?
Congratulations to our 2020-2021 AS-L Essay Contest Winners!
The Janet E. Mangione endowed scholarship was established in memory of triple alumna Janet E. Mangione, Associate Director of Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) and avid advocate and supporter of Academic Service-Learning at the University.? This endowed scholarship will provide $1,000 tuition scholarship to an undergraduate student?who?has?at least one full semester remaining?before graduating from the time the scholarship is awarded in May.? The recipient will be selected based on academic qualifications and need; experience in two or more AS-L courses; and the ability to articulate the impact these AS-L courses have had on their academic career and/or career choices.?
Submissions are accepted throughout the spring semester of each academic?year.?
Past recipients?of the Janet E. Mangione endowed scholarship?
Click here to view an orientation geared to students taking courses online. If you are a student living outside of New York,? ask your professor for a site introduction letter and intake form to help find a site in your area.
“Overall, it was an amazing experience. Looking forward to doing it again!”
“This opportunity made me realize that I love service, and I can't wait to continue making an impact.”
“I really enjoyed my experience with AS-L and will continue to be a part of the community.”
“The experience was very worthwhile, educational, and important because I was able to work on a project virtually with other students all around the globe;?we were dealing with different cultures, norms, and time zones, but it all worked out in the end! It was a great experience.”