The Office of Community-Based Learning and Research develops student leaders by working with Lawrence faculty, staff, and students to create and sustain connections between the academic curriculum and community service. We work closely with our partners at the Volunteer and Community Service Center and within the greater Fox Cities community to nurture projects that connect the liberal arts to public service and civic engagement.
Grant in support of internships
Lawrence University has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to support the college’s student internship program.
The grant, part of Great Lakes’ 2013-14 Career Ready Internship Initiative, will provide funding to create new, paid internships for Lawrence juniors and seniors and to convert currently unpaid internships into paid ones.
Student documentary supporting the Outagamie County Mental Health Court receives public screening
The 55-minute film entitled "Outagamie County Mental Health Court: From Incarceration to Inspiration," examines the new court’s mission and celebrates its first graduate. It features interviews with program participants, police and parole officers, judges and mental health counselors.