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

Kassandra Sparks '15 and Trip Lenahan '15 Introduce Stephen Colbert to the "Chester Sound"

Kassandra Sparks '15 and Trip Lenahan '15 Introduce Stephen Colbert to the "Chester Sound"

The students discussed their project with the Colbert Report host at this year's Clinton Global Initiative University. More

Amanda Epstein '15 and Alexandra Willingham '15 Win at Debating for Democracy Conference

Amanda Epstein '15 and Alexandra Willingham '15 Win at Debating for Democracy Conference

The conference Willingham (left) attended is an initiative of Project Pericles, founded by Eugene Lang '38 to work with colleges and universities on including social responsibility and participatory citizenship as an essential part of their programs.More
Swarthmore Celebrates Black History Month

Swarthmore Celebrates Black History Month

Assistant Professor of Black Studies and Educational Studies Cheryl Jones-Walker spoke at the Freedom Now faculty panel, one of many events held this month. More

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