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

Delores Robinson of the Lang Center Named Welsh Award Recipient

Delores Robinson of the Lang Center Named Welsh Award Recipient

This award is given biennially to a staff member who has made outstanding contributions to the College and demonstrated their commitment to its mission through hard work, creativity, and kindness.  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

Four Students Named Stanford University Innovation Fellows

Four Students Named Stanford University Innovation Fellows

Christopher Gaeta ’22, Emma Parker Miller ’22, Ray Sidener ’21, and Nancy Yuan ’20 learned tools to socially engage with the Swarthmore community. They will also undertake online and on-campus training sessions to identify and address potential problem areas of campus life, based on interviews with students and faculty members and in collaboration with fellowship advisers. More

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