Increased opportunities exist for Buffalo State students to engage in volunteer and service-learning activities in unique and developing countries throughout the world. Courses are being created and expanded that will provide cross-cultural, experiential education and opportunities to collaborate with diverse community members to address social problems and issues in the country you are visiting and staying.
Global service-learning projects provide opportunities to connect curriculum and service to address problems that face diverse communities. Global service-learning courses typically take place during winter intersession or in the summer months, and can vary from 2-4 weeks in length.
Upcoming possibilities through Buffalo State:
International PDS to Chile, China, England, Germany, Dominican Republic, Zambia, Italy, and Honduras
Anne Frank Project to Rwanda
Hope Haiti in Borgne, Haiti
Service-learning trip to Myanmar
Civic and Community Engagement in Croatia
Community-based Research in Trinidad and Tobego
Civic Engagement and Trends in Student Movement in Poland and Ukraine
Civic Engagement and Trends in Student Services for New Germans
Global Service-Learning Opportunities at Other SUNY Schools:
Jamaica Field Service through SUNY Potsdam
Nicaragua Winter Service-Learning Program through SUNY Geneseo
Peru Service-Learning Summer Program through SUNY Binghamton
Service Learning and Community Development in Malawi through SUNY Binghamton
Scholarships of $250-$1,000 are available for SUNY Buffalo State students to support participation in international service-learning or international volunteer experiences. Please review the eligibility criteria before submitting an application. For questions, please contact the CCE at 716-878-3919 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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