At Luther, we try to prepare our students to serve in the world. One of the ways in which we do this is through helping students to become servant-leaders. Servant-leaders are persons who serve others and help them to reach their fullest potential. The concept of servant-leadership asserts that no act of service is without elements of leadership, and certainly no act of true leadership is without elements of service.
There are many ways for students to act as a servant-leader while here at Luther, including:
Service Learning is a relatively new and evolving teaching method. It involves creating reciprocal relationships between communities and the students and professors involved in the class. Students learn established course objectives by:
At Luther there are a variety of service learning courses offered, including many study abroad/study away courses. Ask your academic advisor, academic department head, or the Study Abroad Office about courses that might fit your needs.