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Job Opportunities

Stevenson Center graduates pursue careers in the U.S. and abroad with organizations like the American Red Cross, Action Against Hunger, NeighborWorks America, and many more. (Carbondale Mayor Joel Fritzler, '00)

Global Reach

Students apply their skills and impact communities here in central Illinois, around the country, and across the globe. (Nicole Wengerd, ’11)

Interdisciplinary Curriculum

The Applied Community/Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from Applied Economics, Political Science, and Sociology for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. (Veronica Aboyer, ’06)

Civic Engagement

Partnerships with the Applied Community/Economic Development Student Association, American Democracy Project, and Leadership & Service promote civic engagement as a way of life. (Vik Schrader, ‘10 and Christine Holmes)

Public Service Global Understanding

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Stevenson Center students serve and research locally and in communities around the world. See the research collection. 

The Stevenson Center is dedicated to service.

Stevenson Center’s proud ties to AmeriCorps article thumbnailIn this 20th anniversary year for AmeriCorps, the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development continues to have a strong and growing connection to the service program. Read more
Student spotlight: Nichole Brants article thumbnailNichole Brants, an Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) Fellow in sociology, is serving with the McLean County Domestic Violence Multidisciplinary Team as part of her master’s program. Read more
Stevenson Center reaches agreement with AmeriCorps’ dropout prevention program article thumbnailThe Stevenson Center is pleased to announce a new agreement with City Year, an AmeriCorps program working to address the dropout crisis in 24 U.S. cities. Read more
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