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Information for Faculty Members

Faculty members at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus can participate in the Common Ground Service Learning Program and use it to:

  • Enrich classroom discussion
  • Establish connections between academic work and urban communities 
  • Introduce students to a network of professionals, clients and other volunteers 
  • Foster values of leadership and service 
  • Strengthen students' résumés 
  • Empower students to enact change 
  • Provide volunteers for the neediest not-for-profit agencies 
  • Promote a sense of civic responsibility that can endure beyond college

If you would like to incorporate service learning into a class you will be teaching, we would be happy to assist you. For more information, please contact:

Sabrina Brown, LCSW
email: sabrina.brown@liu.edu
Director of B.S.W. Field Education
Director of Common Ground Service Learning
718-488-1025

Placement Site Database

Access to the database is available only to members of the Long Island University Brooklyn Campus community. If you are a staff member, an administrator or a faculty member, we will gladly provide you with the password and username. Please call Naterena Parham-Cofield in the Department of Social Work, 8th floor of the Humanities Building, 718-488-1025 or e-mail us at commonground@brooklyn.liu.edu for the password.

If you are a student, be sure to follow the instructions on the Information for Students page.

If you already have the user name and password, simply logon by clicking the link below.

Sample Introduction Assignment