About the Center for Service & Leadership
At The University of Alabama, the Center for Service and Leadership strives to enhance the student experience through active and diverse engagement opportunities in the community. These meaningful and experiential learning opportunities provide opportunities for students to enhance their leadership skills while becoming active, global citizens. The Center is built upon the foundation that service is transformational for both individuals and communities.
The vision is to cultivate a culture that produces committed and engaged citizens that understand their leadership potential in creating a better society. Our programming is based on four categories based on the active citizenâ€™s model.
The components of the Center are: Awareness, Preparedness, Experience, and Commitment.
Increase students' understanding of local, national, and global social issues
Increase studentsâ€™ awareness of personal leadership and civic responsibility based in the Social Change Model
Increase awareness of the CSL and its core functions and programs
Increase studentsâ€™ exposure to and awareness of diverse populations.
Assist students in articulating their personal leadership and service philosophy and give opportunities for practical experience
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