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Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane

WSU Students in the Community


Agencies in Spokane and Yakima

Learn About Service Learning

Resources for Individual Students and RSOs (Clubs)

Students or Student Organizations may partner with any WSU Health Sciences Spokane affiliate partner. Student participants and the agency will determine the goals of the community opportunity, number of hours, and duration of the project. Contact us to receive more information about resources available to you. Questions? Contact Kathie Chi at

Service-Learning at WSU Health Sciences Spokane

Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy — and a form of experiential learning — that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities (Source: National Service-Learning Clearinghouse). To learn more or complete service learning requirements, visit the service learning portal.

Cougs in the Community

The Cougs in the Community program provides direct-service opportunities during National Days of Service and highlights student-led community engagement projects in the Greater Spokane and Yakima communities. Questions? Contact us at




Jagan Sandhu
Cougs in the Community Student Director
Program of Study: Doctor of Pharmacy


Taylor Collins
Cougs in the Community Student Co-Director
Program of Study: Speech and Hearing Sciences


Samantha Ranjo
Cougs in the Community Student Coordinator
Program of Study: Nursing


Lermey Uong
Diversity-Community Engagement Student Coordinator
Program of Study: Pharmacy

Service Opportunities and One-Day Events

Off-Campus Service Opportunities
All Off-Campus Service Opportunities can be accessed on Give Pulse. You may also look for partners not listed and register them with the CESL Office. To register a partner, complete the Partner Request Form.

Other Resources: