Enhancing Scholarship and Advancing Community Relationships

Academic service-learning, an experientially-based teaching methodology combining classroom pedagogy with community action as an integral aspect of the course, builds community by developing positive, reciprocal relationships between APU and the local private and public sectors in order to enhance scholarship of both faculty and students through service activities. Students are offered a larger contextual perspective for the course materials they are studying, and those subjects become more dynamic and authentic because of the experiences and observations.

Supporting APU’s commitment to building strong Christian leaders, the Center for Academic Service-Learning and Research has made great progress in measuring increases in commitment to civic engagement, intercultural competency, and transformational scholarship among our students. We are also proud to be an integral part in supporting Provost Mark Stanton’s Education to Vocation initiative. Learn more about the center.

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News & Features

  • Learning Enrichment Center Earns Top Honor

    The Learning Enrichment Center, which offers numerous academic support services to Azusa Pacific Students, has been named a Top 100 CLEP Test Center.

  • Science and Religion Discussion Springs from Unexpected Source

    Exploring and contributing to the ongoing debate between religion and science from a multidisciplinary perspective, Mark Eaton, Ph.D., participated in Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford (SCIO) in Oxford, England.

  • Called to the Table

    For the restaurant owner, server, or chef, much satisfaction comes from overcoming the many obstacles to create something extraordinary. These individual narratives are nourished by all those called to the table.

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