VSLC

Students

The Volunteer and Service-Learning Center is committed to providing meaningful community-based curricular and co-curricular experiences for SUNY Buffalo State students.  Through your participation in one or more experiences, the VSLC hopes to inspire a life of active citizenship and social responsibility, while giving you the tools to learn how to become active and involved in any community you call home.   

 

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Service-Learning

Service-learning is education in action! Service-learning courses give you the opportunity to take what you've learned in the classroom and apply it to make a difference in the community.

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Volunteer

The VSLC can connect you with volunteer events and opportunities in the Buffalo community.  Use your skills and talents to make an impact and grow your resume! 

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Alternative Break

Spend your fall, winter, spring, or summer break engaging in a week of service, learning about community and social issues, and gaining leadership skills.  

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CEL 301: Community Perspectives and Experiences

Would you like to have a semester-long service commitment with a non-profit organization while learning about the Buffalo community, social issues, and social justice? 

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Certificate of Recognition for Community Engagement

Apply for the Certificate of Recognition for Community Engagement to demonstrate to SUNY Buffalo State and future employers your commitment as a student to service and the community.  

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Award Nominations for Celebration of Service

Each year the VSLC recognizes students, faculty, and community partners who have been a source of inspiration and service.  Students, faculty, and community partners have the opportunity to submit a nomination to have someone they know receive these distinctive awards. The nomination period opens in November and runs until April.  

Volunteer and Service-Learning Center

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Cleveland Hall 306
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5811

VSLC@buffalostate.edu
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