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The Center for Civic Engagement sponsors lectures, conferences, and workshops; facilitates internship, volunteer, and service-learning opportunities; and awards fellowships that are designed to reinforce the links between education, democracy, and citizenship. Committed to institutional engagement, Bard fosters partnerships with educational institutions and programs around the globe to promote liberal education.

CCE opportunities, updates and funding requests can be found below.  Have questions?  Contact CCE Associate Director Erin Cannan at cannan@bard.edu.

Profiles

Michael Specter

Michael Specter

Michael Specter joined the Bard faculty in 2012 as visiting professor of environmental and urban studies. Specter has been a staff writer at the New Yorker since 1998, where he writes about science, technology, and global public health. In 2011, he was awarded the World Health Organization's Stop TB Partnership Award for Excellence in Reporting. In 2009, he won the Robert P. Balles Annual Prize in Critical Thinking for his book Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives.
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Bard Branches

Build, Learn, Play After-School Program

The Bard Branches Program (formerly the Maple Lane Community Center) is an after-school program that provides stimulating educational and cultural creative programming. By focusing on productive collaboration, Branches provides a framework for each student to express and utilize their unique voice in shaping the world. If you would like to get involved or learn more about the program, contact Jesse Weiss.

Our Stories

To check out stories of our numerous projects and other ways to get involved, visit the CCE’s Facebook page and blog, and follow us on Twitter.

Request Funding for Projects

The funding request form for students and others to seek support from the CCE for their own initiatives can be downloaded below.