Lang Center
for Civic & Social Responsibility

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"Connecting curriculum, campus, and community through engaged scholarship and collaborative action."

Issue Areas

Organize your energies! If you’re passionate about an issue, we can help you find relevant courses, research, internships, and volunteer opportunities, whatever your academic major.

Faculty-Led Initiatives

We house faculty-led programs that encourage interdisciplinary learning and Engaged Scholarship. Current programs: Urban Inequality & Incarceration, Global Studies Initiative, Health & Societies, Arts in Action. 

Resources

The Lang Center provides a variety of resources to students, faculty, and community members, including funding, advising, transportation, and space.

The Lang Center in the News

Shay Downey ’22 Receives Udall Scholarship for Tribal Public Policy

Shay Downey ’22 Receives Udall Scholarship for Tribal Public Policy

The scholarship recognizes commitment to Native American nations and the environment and will allow Downey to build on her Lang Opportunity Scholar project, which advocates for missing and murdered Indigenous women and aims to expand resources for survivors. More

Delores Robinson of the Lang Center Named Welsh Award Recipient

Delores Robinson of the Lang Center Named Welsh Award Recipient

"Delores is the Lang Center’s nerve center, the brains behind the brains, and the rhythm in our pulse,” says Associate Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of the Lang Center Ben Berger. "She brings passion and commitment to every aspect of her work." More

Lang Center Hosts Engaged Scholarship Event at City Hall

Lang Center Hosts Engaged Scholarship Event at City Hall

Earlier this month, the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility collaborated with Saint Joseph’s University to host “Engaging Philadelphia through Scholarship and Teaching,” a convention at City Hall for faculty members and community partners from the Greater Philadelphia region.  More

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