Service Learning/Civic Engagement
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Our Mission

The SLICE program strives to advance the participation in service learning and civic engagement in all degree programs, throughout standing campus organizations, and within the communities served by the university.
  • Our goal is to assist students in discovering an educational experience that will provide a service to our community and training for students within the realm of their individual degree focus. 
  • Our objective is to supply faculty with the resources and tools needed to create and maintain a service learning course and correlate the course material to the student's service.
  • Our purpose is to bridge the connection between the service opportunities provided by the community partners of the Northwest Oklahoma region and students seeking a service learning or civic engagement experience. 

University Mission

Northwestern Oklahoma State University provides quality educational and cultural opportunities to learners with diverse needs by cultivating ethical leadership and service, critical thinking and fiscal responsibility.

Community Core Value

    Northwestern will strive to create a sense of community that extends beyond campus boundaries.

  • Seek partnerships and initiatives that will improve the quality of life for area residents
  • Promote institutional and individual service to others
  • Embrace our role in a global society
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Stay tuned for our next Alva Beautification Day! 

Contact Information 

Angie Henson 

Service Learning Coordinator     

Carter Hall, Room 103

(580) 327-8442

Community Partners

Click HEREto view a list of current Community Partners from the Northwest Oklahoma region.‚Äč

If you would like to partner with us and our students for volunteer opportunities at your organization please contact the appropriate SL/CE member:


Verna Graybill



Dr. Jerry Gustafason



Dr. Kylene Rehder 

580-327- 8134