Office Location

OEECE
Kent State University
Olson / Lake Center
Kent, OH 44242-0001
330.672.7876
experiential@kent.edu

Benefits

Student Benefits

  • Enhance academic insights by putting classroom knowledge and skills to work
  • Provide unique opportunities to collaborate with the community
  • Showcase student talents and abilities 
  • Strengthen skills that will give students a marketable advantage to 21st century employers
  • Help meet community needs in ways that current community resources cannot 
  • Develop positive professional practices

“Experiential learning is important for KSU students because it really helps develop us by becoming more professional but also gives more of a purpose to what we are learning in the class room” - Sarah Keister, Junior Kent State Student and FACE Fellow

Faculty Benefits

  • Facilitate the integration of teaching and learning strategies to enhance student learning experiences 
  • Offer increased course enrollment
  • Offer a complement to scholarly interests 
  • Create a platform for research and publication of engaged scholarship 
  • Offer greater research interests and engagement from students enrolled in their courses

“As faculty, we all want our students to be engaged deeply in our courses. We want them to learn to see our courses as relevant to their lives, vital to their careers, and as meaningful in the world. “ - Jeanne R. Smith, Department of English and Director of the Writing Commons.

Community Benefits

  • Facilitate community partnerships with faculty, staff, and students to support the agency’s mission and goals
  • Provide opportunities to support the intellectual and psychosocial development of KSU students
  • Offer opportunities to increase public awareness and support through participation in workshops, publications, and university and community events

If interested, contact the OEECE by phone 330-672-7876,
email at experiential@kent.edu, or stop by 203 Moulton Hall

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