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How to Get Involved

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There are 3 ways to be involved in the S.A.L.T. Program at the Harrisburg Institute:

  1. All residents particpate in the core level of the S.A.L.T. Program:
    • a consistent community engagement committment in Harrisburg (Primarily through Outreach Teams)
    • particpation in community meals
    • aiding in setting community standards
    • book clubs (optional)

In addition, various city programs are hosted with our neighbors at Harrisburg University and the International House

  1. Residents can find ways to connect their course work to their civic engagement:
    • S.A.L.T. residents are conveniently positioned to satisfy curricular requirements & electives for their major by living in Harrisburg.
    • This can take the form of an internship, practicum, student teaching, clinical and/or other field hours.
    • A conversation with your academic advisor, faculty, or a visit to the internship center will be helpful in setting up these experiences.
  2. Residents can elect to take "Enaging the City" SERV 235 course:
    • S.A.L.T. residents will have the option to a take a 1-credit Harrisburg Service-Learning course that will meet the General Education Cross-Cultural requirement.


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