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Workshops and Events

The Lindy Center hosts workshops and events for faculty interested in both an introduction to Community-Based and Community-Engaged Learning (CB/EL) and deepening their existing CB/EL practice. For information about any of the below events or questions, contact Carrie Hutnick at


Winter 2022 Instructor Training

Instructor Training for Community-Based and Engaged Learning, January 7, 2022, 10am to 3pm. Interested in learning more about the foundations of Community-Based and Community-Engaged pedagogy, and exploring how to implement it in your own teaching practices or in a particular course? Attend this free training hosted by the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement. 

The training includes one synchronous day of presentations and dialogue on Tuesday, January 7th, from 10am to 3pm, ET, as well as asynchronous modules that can be viewed by participants on their own time before the 7th. Any questions about this training can be directed toward Carrie Hutnick, Associate Director of Community-Based Learning,










Your Turn to Serve and Learn: Healthcare access in our community

There are many ways civic learning and democratic engagement (CLDE) may respond to students’ desire to make social change as well as enhance your academic learning objectives. Please join the Lindy Center in preparing a meal for people staying at The Gift of Life House while learning how Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships offers a myriad of health supports in partnership with Drexel departments and community organizations. Upon preparing a meal for our community partners, faculty will have an opportunity to discuss how a civic activity may be incorporated into their scholarship. Space is limited.

When: October 28th 3-5pm
Where: The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, 3509 Spring Garden Street
RSVP: Cyndi Rickards, email 

Winter 2021 Training Information

We will be hosting a virtual Community-Based and Community-Engaged Learning training January 18th and 19th, 2021, 10am to 3pm on both days. For more information, please contact Carrie Hutnick at the email linked above. 


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Through this training faculty will:

  • Explore the movement and experience of civic engagement in higher education, including Drexel’s unique Side-by-Side courses.
  • Experience active learning techniques and pedagogies.
  • Begin to develop or further refine a community-based learning course
  • Access support and resources pre and post workshop via an online learning environment

Location: Remote

Cost: Free

Hotel options for in-person trainings: The winter 2021 training will be remote. For future in-person trainings, there are several hotels nearby campus that can provide accommodations during your stay.

This training is provided through a partnership between Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and the College of Arts & Sciences.