ELE || Public Service Enhancement

This ELE enables students to gain self-awareness and experience with social responsibility through service to others. Students may complete this ELE with sustained public service to any (or several) philanthropic organization or service effort involving 45+ documented volunteer hours.  Examples include: 

Reflection Question: How has this experience enhanced your education? Please pay particular attention to the ways in which this experience prepared you to be an engaged and responsible citizen in an increasingly diverse nation working toward the ultimate goal of living a meaningful life. 

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