November 11, 2016
At Macaulay Honors College, community service means unpaid time spent benefiting communities through projects, events, or trips that promote:
Providing assistance to help the disadvantaged during crises. Examples of humanitarian services may include but are not limited to: building homes for disaster relief or volunteering at disaster shelters.
Promoting awareness, facilitating processes of acquiring knowledge for others, teaching skills and behaviors. Examples of educational services may include but are not limited to: tutoring, mentoring, or promoting awareness for causes.
Acknowledging the disturbance to the ecological system and promoting solutions to restore
Examples may include but are not limited to: composting workshops or a recycling campaign.
Bringing about a more equitable distribution of society’s resources. Examples of service under social justice include but are not limited to: volunteering at homeless services or providing service to LGBT community centers.
Offering services by pre-professionals to those who are unable to afford them.
Examples may include but are not limited to: providing tax services for free.
To satisfy the Macaulay requirement for service:
See your individual campus honors office for additional service requirements, policies and procedures.