Mike Land

Mike Land

A former newspaper reporter who now directs the Community Service Learning Program at Assumption College in Worcester, MA, Mike Land has written about service and other topics in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Follow Mike’s adventures as he travels and volunteers across the United States.
February 22, 2015

Seal of Approval

How to make the most of service learning trips.
Thirty-three years ago, Mike was filled with doubt as he set out to volunteer. All that has changed.
August 15, 2014

The Vulnerability Trip

Travelling on the kindness of strangers.
After trying to set up volunteer positions across America with little response, Mike develops a new strategy.
Mike discovers that travel is about the people, not the tourist destinations.
Mike pushes beyond his comfort zone to make a difference.
Mike sets out on his journey to meet angels working in America.

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