Center for Service Learning and Community-Based Research
About the Center
The Center for SL & CBR is a collaborative effort of students, faculty, staff and community organizations working together to create partnerships and enhance student learning while filling community needs.
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Learn what SL or CBR courses are offered in the upcoming semesters.Courses related to Service Learning and Community-Based Research »
Active & Ongoing Projects
Students in a CAS 201 course began an extended research project in Spring 2011 that investigates the history of buildings that comprise the skyline of the City of Reading as seen through the windows of the Pagoda, a local landmark and tourist attraction.
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In an interdisciplinary upper-level course, students partnered with the Jewish Community Center to gather images for a photographic history book which was accepted for publication in Arcadia's Images of America series. View completed projects »
The Center in the News and the Community
Dr. Grobman brought the Center for SL & CBR (formerly known at The Laboratory for Public Scholarship and Democracy at Penn State Berks) to the college in Fall 2010. See how the Center has made the news since its official launch.
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Civic and Community Engagement Minor
In the minor students integrate democratic, professional, and creative development. In particular, the minor serves to encourage, recognize, and systematize student participation in public service or problem-based fieldwork and research.To learn more about the Civ Comm Minor »
The Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is a new, refereed, multidisciplinary, online journal that invites undergraduates to join the academic conversation on service learning and community-based research.Visit the Journal's home page »
For more information, e-mail Dr. Laurie Grobman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 610-396-6141.
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