Franklin College Service-Learning with First Generation Students

I find this story fascinating! Franklin College has a Franklin First Scholars program for first-generation college students.  The cohort of students were brought to campus before the academic year began for a three-day service-learning intensive experience.  The result?   "Our preliminary conclusion is that the intensive service-learning experience, along with the other elements of the Franklin First program, have given participating students greater resilience than other first-generation students in the face of the academic and social challenges many first-year students encounter."

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