Students are engaged
Engaging with Indiana’s rural communities provides students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills, advance their professional and career interests, communicate with diverse audiences, and problem-solve with people outside their immediate field of study.
"Engaging with the community enhanced my learning by allowing me to use my skills and knowledge gained in school in the real world."
Student writing in a notebook.
"It helped me realize the importance of using my abilities to improve the lives of others and the rewards that come along with that."
Hands plugging wires into a circuit board.
Image one: Two students identifying leaves in the woods.
Image two: A person receiving a blood pressure exam.
Image three: A group of students measuring a window.
"It opened my eyes to the importance of recycling and will make me live a more sustainable life moving forward."
The Orange County Recycling co-op with bundles of cardboard.
"I gained a better understanding of the importance in developing sustainable practices in rural communities."
An egg carton being reused to start vegetable seeds.