Lafayette College

  • PA

About Us

Linking with the college’s mission statement, the Landis Community Outreach Center coordinates community service for Lafayette students.


The Center’s mission is two-fold:

Cultivate personal, civic, and intellectual growth for students through relevant and meaningful service experiences

Foster student-community partnerships that contribute to the well-being of the community, both local and global.

Core Values § Developmental- acknowledging that students seek a wide range of service opportunities that match their interests and skills § Ecological- addressing the connectedness of individual to the community and the world § Sustainable-creating opportunities with the community for social justice § Thoughtul-challenging students to reflect critically about service experiences, and connect them with academic courses § Holistic-recognizing the synchronistic nature of personal, social, spiritual, cognitive, and affective development § Relational-integrating healthy, viable, and inclusive relationships