This is the second of what have become monthly segments entitled Spotlight on Service-Learning.

Each monthly Spotlight will highlight the endeavors of one of the many MSUM service-learning practitioners. This month’s Spotlight on Service-Learning recognizes Dr. Theresa Hest. Hest was recently interviewed regarding her service-learning work. Hest is a Professor of Communication Studies here at MSUM. Hest has been incorporating service-learning into a variety of her courses for over 11 years.

To read more about Dr. Hest, her decision to integrate service-learning into her courses, and the benefits her students have by participating in service-learning, please visit the Academic Service-Learning Center link at Find the Spotlight on Service-Learning tab on the right side of the page to read the entire interview. If you have any questions about incorporating service-learning into your classes, or just want to find out more about service-learning, contact Dr. Mike Coquyt at