Quick Contact

Ronald Porter
Director of Service-Learning

Eckerd College
Office of Service-Learning
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

porterrk@eckerd.edu

toll-free: 800-456-9009
local: 727-864-7512

Service-Learning

Service Learning

Courses

In order to fulfill the Reflective Service-Learning requirement, students must complete an academic RSL experience. This could be a RSL designated course, Winter Term, or independent study. To locate RSL courses, used the specialized search function of the course schedule.

The following courses are offered for the fall 2015 semester:

  • Writing in the Garden, CO 201
  • Intro to Environmental Studies, ES 172 
  • Self-Discovery, Service, Success, FD 125
  • Peer Mentoring Internship -Semester 1, FD1 280
  • Principles of Management & Leadership, MN 110S
  • Organized Behavior & Leadership, MN 371
  • Engineering/STEM Exhibit- Semester 1, NA1 125N
  • Psychology of Childhood & Adolescence, PS 202
  • Spanish: Written Expression, SP 207

Calls for Participation

Academy Prep

Volunteer with Academy Prep

Academy Prep is a unique private middle school program serving 5th through 8th grade students in a low-income area. Students must qualify for need-based scholarships to attend and must have a desire to succeed in a rigorous academic environment. Academy Prep works with students to prepare them for higher education, maintaining relationships with graduates through high school, college, and into their adult lives.

YMCA Reads

Volunteer Mentors Needed

YMCA Reads! is an after-school reading assistance and mentoring program providing opportunities for at-risk and low-income children in kindergarten through third grade to develop the reading skills they need to succeed in school.

Community Action Stops Abuse

Community Action Stops Abuse

It takes a whole community to stop domestic violence. CASA's vision is a community without domestic violence so that home is a safe place.

Edible Peach Patch Project

The Edible Peace Patch Project

The Edible Peace Patch Project is a not for profit organization whose mission is to eliminate poverty as a factor in educational success and diet-related health issues.

Tampa Bay Estuary Program

Tampa Bay Estuary Program

The mission of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program is to build partnerships to restore and protect Tampa Bay through implementation of a scientifically sound, community-based management plan.