The Center for Service Learning & Leadership helps to foster the academic success and civic responsibility of PNC students through experiential education and service engagement activities. These activities include service learning projects embedded within courses, community service opportunities and leadership programs. The Center for Service Learning & Leadership also partners with other campus departments and community organizations to develop and offer excellent learning and engagement opportunities for the PNC community.
PNC, a Carnegie Engaged University
Purdue University North Central was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its 2010 Community Engagement Elective Classification. The Community Engagement Classification recognized the campus for its dedication to community engagement documented in the institution’s mission and culture, and with the leadership, resources and practices to support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement. The Carnegie Foundation cites those institutions where teaching, learning and scholarship engage faculty, students and community in mutually beneficial and respectful collaboration. Purdue North Central was recognized for addressing community-identified needs, deepening students’ civic and academic learning, enhancing community well-being, and enriching the institution.