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Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

About the Center

Connecting Classroom to Community

Our Mission

The mission of the Bentley Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Center (BSLCE) is to enhance student learning through academically-relevant service and to work with our local, regional, and international nonprofit community partners to help address important public issues. Guided by the undergraduate curriculum, the BSLCE provides a service experience that complements student coursework, while developing impactful programs in partnership with the community.

Our Leadership

Center activities are guided by involved students, a dedicated administrative and advisory staff, and campus committees whose members organize and lead programs, projects, and training sessions. Learn more.

Community Involvement

The BSLCE enjoys a respectful, reciprocal relationship with our community partners who assist us in identifying community and organizational needs and work with us to create programs and partnerships that meet those needs. Getting involved is easy and new partners are always welcome! Learn more.

Awards and Recognition

The center recognizes exemplary students, community partners, faculty, and directors. Learn more.