Trinity Recognized for Nearly 31,000 Hours of Service

Honor Roll

Trinity Christian College has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the 30,937 hours students have volunteered to serve others locally and globally. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. 

Students regularly volunteer with organizations in Chicago and the community as well as travel to other states and countries to aid victims of natural disasters and to teach, rebuild, and provide healthcare. Service hours were completed through service-learning classes, spring break service trips and Interim courses, the service committee, and other student-led projects.

Over the past year:

30,937 total number of all community service hours

978 Trinity students who engaged in community service

224 Students who engaged in at least 20 hours of community service per academic term

Telling the Stories—Community Service highlights from 2012

Haiti - Playing with KidsWomen’s Soccer Team Serves in Florida

PE Students Learn Through Experience and Service

Nursing Students Share Health Lessons with Kids in Chicago

Home and Back Again—A Student’s Journey to Liberia

Students Love Palos

Trinity Students Spend Spring Break Serving

New Partnership Brings New Service Opportunities in Spain

Trinity Works with After School Programs in Chicago

Students Work in Haiti during Anniversary of Earthquake

The Corporation for National and Community Service has administered the award since 2006 and manages the program in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as the American Council on Education and Campus Compact.