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ERIC Number: ED348898
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Academic Credit at Marymount Manhattan College for Student Volunteers.
Storey, Eileen
The report describes a 2-year project at Marymount Manhattan College (New York) to develop and implement a community service program which provides student participants with tuition credits. Students served in either a shelter for homeless women or with a tutorial program for adults preparing for the high-school equivalency examination. The report relies on quotes from student logs to demonstrate the program's effectiveness in enriching the lives of both students and community recipients of student services. Suggestions for similar programs include ensuring appropriate supervision and making the internship course more accessible to all students. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Marymount Manhattan Coll., New York, NY.
Identifiers: Marymount Manhattan College NY