Collaborating to Enhance School Meals

Service Learning Designated


Faculty and staff in the School of Health and the CEEE are working together to consider how they can support Waverly schools meals. 

Preserving Local Family Snapshots

Service Learning Designated

Volunteer scanning photos

Students and Faculty are scanning a collection of photos from Waverly Public Library that document Waverly and Shell Rock from the 1860s onward. 

Reducing Children’s Exposure to Pesticides

Service Learning Designated

Students and staff at CE Day

Good Neighbor Iowa aims to reduce unnecessary urban pesticide use and to transform lawn culture to encourage appreciation of diverse lawns as a way to protect child health, water quality, pets, pollinators, and biodiversity. Good Neighbor Iowa is a state-wide public health initiative. 

Creating Community-based Public Art Projects

Service Learning Designated

Man on Bike

Create public wheatpaste installations, produce postcards, stickers, calendars, vinyl installations, or books that connect community members with local history. Students utilized local newspaper stories to create spoken word compositions. 


Improving Tree Canopy in Iowa Communities

Service Learning Designated

Neighborhood with trees

Re-establish Neighborhood Trees through out the Cedar Valley Community. An effort currently occurring in Waterloo and expanding to Waverly/Shell Rock in the future. 

Stimulating a Town’s Collective Memory

Service Learning Designated

Campus Scene

Mainstreet 360º prototype is being developed for UNI. Students utilized scanned photos from Waverly and gelocated and photomatched them. 

Waverly-Shell Rock Cross-Collaborative

Service Learning Designated
Develop local content for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) curriculum; bringing science to life for local students. 
Sites created by students to be utilized with the NSGG curriculum can be found below: