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, and Washington, D.C. 

> 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

January 2019

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Information Session: Spring 2019 Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
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2019 Social Concerns Fair
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

March 2019

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Pre-Conference Workshop: Restorative Justice on Catholic Campuses
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

April 2019

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Been & Seen Series
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

June 2019

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Community Engagement Faculty Institute
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)