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.

Logo of Carnegie Foundation

News & Features

  • For Coffee and Company

    Located within a six-mile radius of Azusa Pacific University are four extraordinary coffee shops where you can usually find APU students studying or gathered in community.

  • Constitution Day 2016

    Attend a special lecture on the U.S. Constitution as Azusa Pacific unites with schools around the country to celebrate Constitution Day.

  • Cougar Interview- Renna Nightingale '14

    An actress and prolific blogger, Renna Nightingale ’14 inspires people to turn life’s unexpected plot twists into catalysts for change and empowerment.

Calendar

  • No events found.

@azusapacific

  • Orientation Day 3: Join us for the APU Community Worship service at 9:45am in the Felix Event Center.

    51 minutes ago

  • RT @IWillRide: Talking to the next generation of Gold Line riders at @azusapacific Community Fair/New Student Welcome Day https://t.co/1sH5k995a2

    17 hours ago