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Center for Urban Connections

We are pleased to announce that the Center for Urban Connections is now part of the Applied Learning Center.  The Applied Learning Center houses four program areas; Internships, Service Learning, Undergraduate Research, and now the Center for Urban Connections.  Please visit the Applied Learning Center website for complete program information:

The Center offers civic engagement programs, student leadership opportunities, and campus-community collaborations, including:

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Common reading program to inspire community action around a selected annual topic.


    Alternative Break Program

Volunteer with other like-minded students, learn more about community issues and local and national organizations.


   Mini Grants 

Apply for funding for student initiated, community based projects.


The Puksta FoundationPuksta Scholars Program 

Receive scholarship, professional development and project support funds to create and sustain a community based project.


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