Alternative Break trips are centered on creating transformative, experiential learning experiences for students through regional, reciprocal campus-community partnerships. Through these trips, students develop the capacity to lead social change and immerse themselves in a community to learn its historical, sociological, cultural and/or political background.
The award-winning Diversity Learning Assistant (DLA) program in UHDS promotes inclusive and welcoming communities in the residence halls, cooperative houses and dining facilities through workshops and programs. DLAs are peer educators who work with student staff and student leaders.
The Social Justice minor provides interdisciplinary academic classes in which students think critically about social justice and experiential learning activities that engage students in the work of social justice. The program addresses local, national and international issues.
Community Engagement & Leadership maintains a regularly updated database of civic engagement opportunities that is searchable by areas of interest and other criteria. Interested in animal welfare, youth development, economic justice or other types of social change? Find ways to engage with our community now!
At Community Engagement & Leadership, we believe the world should be a more just, caring place for everyone and that OSU students have the power to shape the world. CEL inspires and nourishes relational leadership practices that enrich communities through collaborative learning, service, and action. Join us and get involved today!