Reach Out: The Shippensburg University Honors Program's Literacy and Leadership Initiative in the Dominican Republic

Reach Out LogoReach Out is an Honors service-learning project that provides curricular materials and support for the Pathways of Learning School in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic.

Each year, Honors students and faculty travel to Santo Domingo to implement new curricular materials and work with teachers and students at the school. Learn more about the project by exploring the links on our website.

The mission of Reach Out is to serve the Dominican Republic by improving and promoting education through the maintenance of a partnership with the Pathways of Learning School in Santo Domingo. In addition, Reach Out strives to foster awareness in the Shippensburg community about the culture and economic need in the Dominican Republic.

Application for Reach Out 2018

Reach Out Application to Travel 2018

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Committee Meetings
Every Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
Ceddia Union Building (CUB), Room 238

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Dominican Republic Photos

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Students from Shippensburg University travel to the Dominican Republic each January. Enjoy this photo gallery capturing their weeklong visit to Pathways of Learning school in Santo Domingo.