• Service-learning at Lee University is guided by the Leonard Center and is designed to prepare students for Christian citizenship through reflective community interactions that encourage a commitment to the ideals of service, benevolence, civic virtue, and social justice.

    The goals of the service-learning program are to ensure that students engaged in Christian service at Lee University:

    • Understand the biblical mandate for service.
    • Recognize that service to others is part of God's purpose for them and that it flows from His design of their uniqueness.
    • Have insight into appropriate service—its source, its meaning, and its impact on both the performer and the recipient.
    • Understand how they can use their vocation to serve God and others.

    The Leonard Center partners with various organizations to give students the opportunity to engage a high impact learning experience while promoting the mission of community organizations.

    The President's Higher Education Community Service
    For service project information and dates, please visit:

    Message to Parents

    Service-learning allows Lee University students to follow a biblical mandate to serve others and their local community. Building on the foundational lessons he or she has learned at home, your son or daughter will experience firsthand the deeply rewarding, far-reaching benefits of serving others.

    Contact Information

    Leonard Center
    1700 Parker Street
    PO Box 3450
    Cleveland TN 37320

    Phone: (423) 614-8614
    Fax (423) 614-8617
    Email: service@leeuniversity.edu
    Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST