Kim Jensen Bohat
Service Learning Program Director
As a Marquette student who benefited from doing service learning, I watched as the text, philosophies and research I read for my classes became real, feasible and concrete. As a teacher in an alternative high school who used service learning, I watched as my students were moved, challenged and changed by their service experiences. As an agency staff member who supervised service learners, I watched as my clients got the extra attention that they so desperately longed for and deserved.
Now as the director of the program, I get to watch it all, as well as supervise to make sure the program continues to make a difference. These experiences helped shape who I am today, and I continue to find fulfillment and passion in service. I would not be happy in a position that offered any less.
Service Learning Program Assistant Director
I like working for the Service Learning Program because I am helping faculty and students realize the important role they play in combining academic theory with practice by providing service to the urban Milwaukee community. I have a commitment to community transformation and making sure universities such as Marquette prepare students to work with diverse populations and see the value of using their Marquette education to help transform communities. Working for the Service Learning Program also allows me to stay connected to local organizations, build meaningful relationships and learn how Marquette can partner with organizations to develop solutions to their respective needs.