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March 27–28, 2015
TRUCEN @ Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame is hosting the annual meeting of The Research University Civic Engagement Network (TRUCEN) March 27-28, 2015. TRUCEN works to advance civic engagement and engaged scholarship among research universities and to create resources and models for use across higher education. Forty universities will be represented at the meeting, where speakers from around the country will address various issues related to community engagement in higher education. Learn more about TRUCEN by visiting their website.


50th Anniversary of Gaudium et Spes

2015 Catholic Social Tradition Conference



> Notre Dame earns spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools rankings., February 18, 2015

> Spanish Community-Based Learning Program Continues to Gain Recognition—Students Receive 2014 Indiana Outstanding College Student of Spanish Award

In the News Archive



Connie Snyder Mick, Ph.D., associate director for Community-Based Learning at the Center for Social Concerns and codirector of the Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor, has just published Poverty/Privilege: A Reader for Writers, with Oxford University Press. more


Reflections on Fr. Hesburgh and the Center for Social Concerns



ND Service-Learning Podcasts on iTunes

Center Staff Directory

Phone: 574-631-5293


Tuesday | March 31 | 7 PM

Lecture by Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ

Our Lady of the Road

744 S. Main St., South Bend



Tuesday | April 7 | 7:30 PM

"Human Dignity and Human

Rights in Contemporary China"

Lecture by Chen Guangchen, Civil Rights Activist

McKenna Hall Auditorium


Thursday | April 9 | 6 PM

Annual McBride Lecture:

“Why America Needs a

New Kind of Labor Movement”

102 DeBartolo Hall





Fall 2015 Rethinking Crime and Justice:

Exploration from the Inside Out


Application deadline: Thursday, April 2


Social Concerns Seminars Leadership Recruitment for 2015–2016 LEARN MORE / APPLY NOW


Two-Year Postdoctoral Research Fellow

in Community Engagement

The Center for Social Concerns is seeking a full-time, two-year postdoctoral research fellow who can begin work in August 2015 or before. Click here for more information.


CRS Rice Bowl is Catholic Relief Services’ Lenten faith-in-action program. It is a way for Catholics to live Lent.


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