BGSU Center for Public Impact

The BGSU Center for Public Impact is a gateway for faculty, students, and the community to access opportunities and resources and develop research, teaching, and partnership skills to impact our region and world.

Welcome Class of 2024

Learn more about the BGSU Center for Public Impact from our staff and student leaders.  We have a variety of ways to get involved and create change for the public good.  

Falcons Help

The BGSU Center for Public Impact has curated a variety of opportunities for students, faculty, staff and community members to contribute during the pandemic.  Please visit the Falcons Help webpage to view opportunities to meet urgent local and national needs, to volunteer virtually, to participate as an active citizen in democracy, or to donate to support essential services and needs.

Staff load a truck full of personal protective equipment to be donated to local hospitals.

Upcoming Events

Learn more about our programs and how to get involved

AMERICA READS - Make a difference in the lives of youth as a paid tutor in all subjects working with students in area schools and programs.

BG ALTERNATIVE BREAKS (bGAB) - Collaborate with communities experiencing social injustices by learning about, providing direct service for, and reflecting on a specific social issue during BGSU academic breaks.

BGSU BUILDS - Construct, fund-raise for, and coordinate builds in partnership with Habitat for Humanity while learning about housing and poverty-related issues.

Food Justice and Equity @ BGSU - Learn about local food insecurity resources or get involved in the movement to end hunger at BGSU, in the community, and globally by volunteering and raising awareness.

BGSU VOTES - Get help registering to vote, get information about elections and political engagement, or volunteer to register voters and encourage civic engagement.

MLK Jr. DAY OF SERVICE - Serve the local community on this holiday by making it a day on, not a day off.

EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS - This event takes place each Fall semester. Find out how you can get involved on campus, study abroad, do research, get an internship, and much more!

Awards and Recognition

Each year there are a variety of awards that recognize recipients for their contributions in community engagement, public impact research, and community-based teaching. 

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