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Become a Citizen Scholar

Go above and beyond in the Service-Learning program, and you can graduate with the coveted Citizen Scholar distinction! The requirements and benefits are outlined below. It is recommended that students contact the CSLCE to obtain information and deadlines for the Citizen Scholar program. All requirements must be completed and submitted to the CSLCE office one month prior to graduation.

Citizen Scholar Requirements

  • 300 community service hours
  • Ongoing reflective journal
  • Three (3) Service-Learning class components OR 4th/5th credit hour options
  • Three (3) credit hours of Community Service academic classes (i.e., SOW 2054 Community Involvement or SOW 1051/1052/1053 Human Service Experience I, II, III)
  • Integrative final essay prior to graduation - view a sample essay
  • 3.0 GPA

As a Citizen Scholar you will earn:

  • Cord of Distinction for graduation
  • Special listing in graduation program    
  • Service hours on academic transcript
  • Recognition at annual volunteer recognition event
  • Letter from the College President
  • Citizen Scholar’s certificate
  • Enter the workforce with skills to achieve and succeed
  • Develop leadership skills working with program staff and professional sat your chosen service site
  • Personal growth
  • Working knowledge of the community, its needs, and how you can make a difference
  • Becoming an active, lifelong learner

Service-Learning Contacts

IMPORTANT NOTE: Campus offices are open for walk-in service or request an appointment to minimize your wait as we accommodate social distancing. We also can assist students with Service-Learning questions and documentation remotely via Microsoft Teams. Click for Teams access info.

Cocoa Campus
Building 12
Room 305

Erin Baird

Titusville Campus
Building 1
Room 101-A

Susan Slaton

Melbourne Campus
Building 10
Room 209

Evelyn Young

Rachel Allen

Palm Bay Campus
Building 1
Room 120
Tamra Reeves

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