Community Based Learning

Community Based Learning (CBL) offers students the opportunity to work with the local Latino community in a variety of services. For additional information on Community Based Learning please contact Rachel Rivers Parroquín


Important documents 
Fall Experiential Learning Events CBL Handout for Students  CBL Contacts 
CSC Vehicle Information SSLP Spanish Speaking Sites International Summer Service Learning (ISSLP)




The Community Alliance to Serve Hispanics, C.A.S.H., is a service and social action club that pairs ND/SMC students with opportunities to perform community service in the Hispanic community in South Bend.

Spanish Club

The Spanish Club gathers students from all levels of Spanish for discussions, film, dances, and other social activities. For more information, please contact Professor Elena Mangione-Lora.  


President: Katie Hamel
Vice President: Megan Krouse
Treasurer: Mary Kale Marino


The Tertulia/Spanish Conversation group holds approximately four meetings per semester, each dedicated to a specific theme related to Spanish or Spanish American Culture.  Tertulias are held in Decio Commons/Cafeteria from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. For further information, please contact Professors María Coloma or Ivis Menes.