Community Engagement at the Holden Center

Welcome to the Holden Center, the hub of leadership development, experiential learning and community engagement on campus. The Holden Center strives to unite our campus and host community in mutually beneficial relationships of engaged scholarship, reciprocity and social change. 

Through our diverse programming, students can develop strong relationships with the community, ground their academic experience in an applied context and engage new cultures domestic and abroad.


What's New
Alternative Breaks

The Alternative Break program enables students to engage communities as they learn experientially about the value of service, leadership and innovation. We are still accepting applications for all of our 2014 spring breaks. Apply to an Alternative Break today!
Duck Corps

The  Duck Corps Program allows students to join a growing network of people who are committed to making a difference within their communities. Becoming a member allows you to find out about upcoming opportunities. Apply here and get involved with duck corps today!

Day of Service: April 19th

On April 19, University of Oregon students will give back to the communities in which they live by participating in a day of service.  “CommUniversity Day of Service” is an annual service project aimed to improve near-campus area neighborhoods and bring neighbors together with a shared activity. 

April 19, 2014: 9:00am-1:00pm

Check out the Service Projects and Register. 

Registration Deadline: April 17 @5pm

CommUniversity Day of Service is a collaborative effort of the University of Oregon (Government and Community Relations, the Holden Center, UO Student Alumni Association), the City of Eugene (Parks and Open Space, Neighborhood Services, City Manager’s Office,) and near campus neighborhoods (South University, and West University neighborhoods)

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