Community projects are fun and engaging – immersing students in the daily life of those living in rural and urban areas. Through projects, students develop understandings of local histories, politics, economies and social systems, forming friendships and insights that cannot be gained in a college classroom. Quite simply, the community projects add a human face to the theory learned in class, making learning real, meaningful and authentic, allowing students to question, critique and formulate their own theories.
The Transcending Borders projects are organic and varied. We want students to tell us their interest, what they want to contribute and learn. Then together, we formulate action plans, allowing students to participate and contribute to one or several of the following projects: