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 Center for Community Engaged Learning is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2024 - 2025 academic year for the new Bronx Research Institute for Community Solutions (BRICS)We invite Fordham faculty members to submit proposals for short-term projects that align with the key focus areas of BRICS.  Learn more here.

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 or watch video below.

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.

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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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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Fall 2024 CEL Courses