At Bucknell, you have the opportunity to practice your leadership skills while learning about civic responsibility. You can be a part of the community on campus, locally, nationally and internationally by engaging in service. The Office of Civic Engagement supports students, faculty and staff with ways to link service to the academic curriculum as well as co-curricular volunteering.
Develop leadership skills, grow, connect, give back.
Bucknell Advancing Communities: Educating and Serving (B.A.C.E.S) organizes a service spring break trip to the Dominican Republic to help impoverished people.Learning, Doing and Giving: Alternative Spring Break
Civil Rights Alternative Spring Break Trip — Explore the ongoing legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, visit historic sites, museums, and archives, and so much more.
The Lewisburg Community Garden Project offers plots to local residents interested in growing their own produce.
Bucknell students have multiple opportunities to become tutors, from after school programs to English as a Second Language. Take a look.
Exploring Civil Rights
"My professors have always been there for me no matter what and have pushed me to exceed my limits."
Serving in the Dominican Republic
"I will not be a doctor who thinks of my patients as patients; they are humans with stories, like me."
"When I've had questions, I've had professors, mentors and fellow students help me work through them."
Connecting Human Rights and Theatre
"Throughout my years of directing and performing, I've discovered that I really love to see how theater connects to human rights and social issues"
Learning Sociology of Medicine Through Work in the Community
"I hope to become a doctor, and I'll have to be able to work well with people, talk to them, understand their needs. That was a critical aspect of the class and really relevant to my career."