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A Culture of Care

Read Smith’s plans for the fall 2021 semester.
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Jandon Center for Community Engagement

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Advancing Social Equity and Supporting Healthy Communities

The Jandon Center engages faculty, students and community partners on social-change projects that tackle community-driven goals. Through experiential learning and scholarship, students build essential capacities in critical thinking while providing significant leadership on urgent, complex issues facing communities and society.


Smith Alliance for Justice & Equity Fellowship

The Smith Alliance for Justice and Equity Fellowship is a one-year experiential learning opportunity for Smith students and local community organizers to dive deeply into the theories and practices of impactful collective organizing. Application deadline is April 5

Community Engagement & Social Change Concentration

Applications are also open for the Community Engagement and Social Change Concentration. The CESC Concentration allows students to combine interdisciplinary coursework and practical work in communities to expand and deepen your understanding of local, national and global issues that affect communities. DEADLINE EXTENDED Until April 5 - Application is open through April 5.

Data Science Corps

The Data Science Corps: Wrangle, Analyze, Visualize (WAV) is a collaborative effort between the Jandon Center and Smith’s statistical and data sciences department. We are now accepting applications for participation for Fall 2021 for data science and community engagement focused students. Eligibility requirements and application can be found on the DSC-WAV website. Applications will be reviewed starting April 5.

Western Mass Science & Engineering Fair

Virtual Awards Ceremony for 2021. The STEAM Outreach team is busy organizing this year’s middle and high school fairs. See the webpage for more dates and details. 

A Year in the Life of the Jandon Center

Check out the Jandon Center’s first video annual report to see what the team was busy doing during the 2019–20 school year. You’ll see student testimonials and engagement data, and have a chance to preview the center’s diverse programming. Be sure to read our report outlining the Jandon Center’s 2019–20 highlights.

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Jandon Center for Community Engagement

Wright Hall
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-3060
Fax: 413-585-3068