CSL Awards—Winners Announced!

The Foundation is pleased to highlight the winners of the Community Service-Learning (CSL) Awards, which recognize successful community initiatives supported by robust community service-learning programs.

Announced May 11th at the 2012 Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning Conference at the University of Saskatchewan, the following community-university project winners take home a share of $30,000 in prizes: Lakehead University’s Food Security Research Network; l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières’ l’Université de la Rue and l’Écol’Hôtel K; the University of Ottawa’s Ecojustice environmental law clinic; and the University of British Columbia‘s The Aboriginal Community as Teacher program.

Click here to watch videos of the winning CSL projects.

CSL is a model of experiential learning that combines classroom learning with volunteer work designed to achieve community goals and to instill in students a sense of civic engagement. Learn more about the Foundation’s Community Service-Learning initiative.

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  1. [...] by the Montreal-based McConnell Foundation. According to the foundation, the purpose of these new awards is to “celebrate the most innovative CSL initiatives while encouraging postsecondary institutions [...]

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