Spanish Community-Based Learning

Students who are interested in using Spanish skills and developing intercultural competence can participate in community­-based learning (CBL) in a variety of local, national, and international options.

Spanish CBL Opportunities

> Intermediate and advanced level CBL courses in Spanish integrate working with South Bend Latino organizations into coursework

> Social Concerns Seminars such as Migrant Experiences and Border Issues, as well as the Summer Service Learning Program and International Summer Service Learning Program, offer learning opportunities in Latino communities or Spanish­-speaking countries.

Cross-Cultural Leadership Program Summer Internship engages students in this three-credit, eight-week summer course through summer service learning in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

> Study abroad programs offer CBL courses in Chile, Mexico, and Spain

Spanish CBL Awards

Spanish CBL is an award-winning program that has received state­ level recognition for faculty, students, and community partners. Students who participate in Spanish CBL are eligible to be recognized with Spanish Service Awards on campus. 

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Upcoming Events

September 2021

26
Information Session | ISSLP 2022 (In-Person and Virtual)
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

October 2021

01
Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series | Refugees
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00pm
04
Information Session | ISSLP 2022 (In-Person Only)
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
05
What to do with my Ph.D.? Community Engagement Career Paths
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
05
Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 7:00pm
07
The Social
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
12
Information Session | Catholic Social Tradition Minor
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 6:30pm
13
Information Session | ISSLP 2022 (In-Person and Virtual)
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
25
Application Close | ISSLP 2022
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

November 2021

05
05
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
12
Dignity and Justice Workshop
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
14
Higgins Labor CLASSics | Blue Collar (1978)
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

December 2021

03
Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series | Housing
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 12:00pm
03
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm