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Service Learning

Service learning is a teaching and learning approach that integrates community service with academic study to enrich learning, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. While participating in service learning at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, students will be called upon to demonstrate mastery of our Institutional Learning Outcomes. Thus students will learn skills in the areas:
  1. Critical thinking
  2. Communication and literacy
  3. Technology
  4. Mathematics
  5. Scientific inquiry
  6. Diversity and ethical principles
nmsu-a learning signature At NMSU-Alamogordo, our learning signature is to support, inspire and to intellectually challenge our students!


Here are some of the agencies that we have placed students with in the last year:

  • Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility
  • Alamogordo Public Library
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • White Sands National Monument
  • Alamogordo Public Schools
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Rails to Trails
  • Mescalero Elderly Center
  • Alameda Park Zoo