News and Events

Welcome to Majors Week and Civic Engagement and Service-Learning (CESL) at UMass! 

CESL offers courses and...

The first half of 2020 made visible long-standing racial inequities and the ways in which white supremacy has shaped violence towards...

UMass Amherst Civic Engagement & Service-Learning (CESL) is conducting two Zoom workshops to assist faculty who are planning to teach...

“Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a...

 

The UMass Amherst Civic Engagement and Service-Learning 2020 year-end Honor Book is now available...

Three outstanding students have been selected to lead The Boltwood Project in AY 20/21.  Boltwood is a student-run civic engagement and...

Congratulations to Raj Gandhi for having his article "Knitting Service-Learning and Professional Training: Advocating for Dental Care for...

Click here to read the April...

Now more than ever, students might be seeking an opportunity to work on issues of social change. Mounting and intersecting crises are ...

Dear UMass Amherst Civic Engagement & Service-Learning (CESL) Community Partners,

We are sending wishes for well-being to...

For two years, Liz McLaughlin traveled regularly from the UMass Amherst campus to the city of Springfield, twenty miles south, to work on...

Read our latest newsletter to apply for Community Scholars Program, register for Holyoke Bound, and learn about our Foundations Course,...

Checkout our November newsletter to learn about our Foundations Course, the Civic Engagement and Public Service Certificate, and other...

Checkout our latest newsletter to learn about our upcoming events, the Civic Engagement and Public Service Certificate, and stories about...

Returning from a busy summer of travel and projects, I’m glad to be back, and find the steady stream of students navigating the campus...

Our latest newsletter has notices of a new study abroad service-learning course, the date for this semester's Holyoke Bound and internship...

Last week we had our first session for the new cohort of CESL’s Faculty Fellows. The fellowship is for UMass Amherst faculty who would...

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for...

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