Center for Community Engaged Learning

The Center for Community Engaged Learning builds bridges between Fordham University’s campuses and neighboring communities to create collaborative programming and educational opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and local community members.

The Fordham Climate Action Summit 2024 brought together Fordham faculty, students and staff with engaged community members and environmental leaders from New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and beyond, on April 8.  Learn more at Fordham News.

President Tetlow speakering at Climate Action Summit April 2024

Fordham University has been awarded a $50 million grant focused on environmental justice, issued through a competitive grant process by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The University will serve as a grantmaker to community-based groups in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and will also fund the environmental research of its own faculty.  Learn details at Fordham News.

Check out coverage of Fordham's Urban Agriculture and Food Security Roundtable on February 2nd.

Urban Plunge

Urban Plunge immerses incoming Fordham undergraduates in experiences engaging with local Bronx and Manhattan institutions and communities.

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Global Outreach

Global Outreach (¡GO!) is a service and cultural immersion program rooted in social justice and community engagement.

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Post Secondary Pathways

Post Secondary Pathways (PSP) offers K-12 outreach programing year round to young people in the Bronx, Manhattan, and beyond.


Community Engaged Learning

Community engaged learning courses (CEL) engage faculty and students with our neighbors in and outside the classroom through programs, volunteerism, internships, lectures, site visits, and more.

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Spring 2024 CEL Courses