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

Visiting Lang Professor Denise Crossan Touts Social Entrepreneurship

Visiting Lang Professor Denise Crossan Touts Social Entrepreneurship

Coming from Trinity College in Ireland, Crossan will help the Swarthmore community to explore the space between philanthropy and profit. More

Project Blueprints Named Top Youth Empowerment Program in Country

Project Blueprints Named Top Youth Empowerment Program in Country

The program's goal, says the Lang Center's Cynthia Jetter '74, is to get students from one of the worst school districts in Pennsylvania into college. More

Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds

Ten Swarthmore students help to find a location for a new urban farm in nearby Chester, Pa., working collaboratively and building relationships. More

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