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Professor Emeritus Merle G. Willmann, 86, founder and original faculty director of The Boltwood Project, died at home in South...

Last fall, we were able to build a robust virtual IMPACT community, as we got to know one another through our postage stamp (Zoom)...

This fall volunteer leaders of the new community nonprofit Amherst Neighbors collaborated with Civic Engagement and Service-Learning on a...

“My perception of my role in society has changed since starting this class. I entered the semester feeling a little helpless and...

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...

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