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

Introducing the Lang Scholar Class of 2021

Introducing the Lang Scholar Class of 2021

“This opportunity means that I’ll finally get to be the change in my city that I can’t sit around and wait for,” says Chris Precise ’21, who will use creative writing to teach sociology to marginalized students in Philadelphia. More

College Access Center Revived as Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

College Access Center Revived as Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

“It’s critical for there to be a place where people can access information that allows them access to greater opportunities,” says Cynthia Jetter ’74, who drove the creation of the College Access Center through her work at the College. More

Swarthmore Delegation Heads to International Climate Negotiations

Swarthmore Delegation Heads to International Climate Negotiations

“It’s the only intergovernmental platform in the world where all nations can assemble and discuss how to adapt to and mitigate climate change,” says Eriko Shrestha ’19, one of six students making the trip to Poland. More

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