Spanish Community-Engaged Learning

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

Spanish CEL Opportunities

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

> Social Concerns’ Justice Education, offers complementary learning opportunities, including 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 CEL courses in Chile, Mexico, and Spain

Spanish CEL Awards

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


Connie Mick, Ph.D.
Center for Social Concerns

Shauna Williams, M.A.
Romance Languages & Literatures