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Community Action Award Recipients 2018
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.