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.

Service Opportunities


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DESTINATION FREEDOM:
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. 

Alternative Spring Break Trip

DESTINATION FREEDOM:
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. 

Learn more about Destination Freedom
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The Lewisburg Community Garden Project offers plots to local residents interested in growing their own produce.

The Lewisburg Community Garden Project

The Lewisburg Community Garden Project offers plots to local residents interested in growing their own produce.

Students in Service


economics and international relations

Mike Ajaan '14

Exploring Civil Rights

"My professors have always been there for me no matter what and have pushed me to exceed my limits."

Read Mike's Story

international relations and theatre

Katelyn Rothney ’15

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"

Read Katelyn's Story

music

Aaron Wilson ’15

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."

Read Aaron's Story

electrical engineering & music

Doug Bogan ’13

Concert raises spirits, scholarship funds

"Music can be uplifting in times when there seems to be no way ou."

Read Doug's Story
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