Welcome to CCELL, the Center for Community Engagement, Learning, and Leadership. CCELL facilitates LSU service-learning classes and community-engaged research working with university faculty, students, administrators, and community partners.


Learn how service-learning or engaged research can enhance your teaching and scholarship. Access resources on course design, funding, and scholarship. Apply for the Community-Engaged Research Faculty Designation.


Enroll in a service-learning class, become an Engaged Citizen, and get more involved in your local community.

Community Partners

Develop campus-community partnerships and find resources for sustaining them.


Service-learning addresses critical community needs, builds student leadership skills, and reinforces course content. Its academic context inside a classroom enriches students' service experiences by raising questions about real-world concerns and promoting critical thinking about civic responsibility.

For more information, please don't hesitate to contact us at ccell@lsu.edu.