Civic engagement is at the core of Bard’s institutional mission, reflecting the fundamental belief that higher education institutions can and should operate in the public interest.
Bard College Berlin Student Arrested in Greece Aiding Refugees.
Veronika Rišnovská leads a civic engagement project at Bard College Berlin descriptively entitled “Clowning!”. She holds weekly workshops where she trains students to interact with kids from difficult social backgrounds through improvisation and play. Once trained, the clowns, complete with red noses, visit refugee camps, hospitals, and special needs classrooms.
Bard Professor Lauren Rose Empowers Girls Through Math
Lauren Rose, Bard Math professor and Director of Math Outreach at CCE, is a pioneer in helping young women and girls succeed in the male-dominated field of math. Written by Malika Rao, August 30 for the Poughkeepsie Journal Rose has ... Read more
Community Action Award Recipients 2018
CCE Community Action Award recipients receive financial support to engage with communities in unpaid or underpaid internships in communities at home and across the globe. Read about three award recipients and their experiences this summer. My name is Chase Williams and ... Read more
summer internships funded through annual Community Action Awards
Student athletes volunteer annually to support the Special Olympics.
students in the Bard global network
Trustee Leader Scholars and 319 TLS student volunteers
Students participated in the CEP Campus to Congress initiative.
BPI undergraduate tutors, researchers, and volunteers
Bard-sponsored Clemente Courses in 15 cities
Percentage of BPI graduates who leave prison and never come back
Bard students annually enroll in Engaged Liberal Arts & Sciences courses.
students enrolled in nine Bard Early College programs in five states
Trustee Leader Scholar community-volunteer hours each week
students engaged in Bard Science Outreach activities
30 community organizations =
2018 MLK Day of Service
Copies of La Voz Spanish-language magazine distributed free monthly
Students enrolled in 165 BPI courses across six prisons in NY
4 in 10
Bard Early College students are first generation.