Instructors Erin Burke and Cathy Zingrone offer a special section of FYE to new students who are interested in learning how to be active and engaged participants in an interconnected world. This course provide new students the opportunity to spend time with international students at Kent State and learn about their cultures and what it is like for them to be college students in another country. The class will consist of speakers on international topics, conversations with international students and a service-learning opportunity in the community.
Roll up your sleeves. Open your heart. Serve your community.
Learn a great deal about how people of different nations, cultures, economic situations and traditions live – and how communication can have a positive impact on their lives. Here are some recent examples of experiential learning in CCI:
In addition to these CCI opportunities, Kent State’s Office of Experiential Learning and Civic Engagement offers a wide range of volunteer service/experiental opportunities. Kent State also has a terrific series of Alternative Spring Break opportunities, including opportunities to volunteer outside the United States.