Puksta Scholars are CU-Boulder students who serve as catalysts for positive change in the campus culture and in local communities, while acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and experiences necessary for ethical, responsible citizenship upon graduation.
"My experience with PA has influenced both my coursework and future plans... By understanding the notion of a democracy in terms other than politics, I have been inspired to support the voices of those who are under-represented or ignored and to encourage children to take an active role in participating for change."
“Nothing compares to a classroom dialogue—it brings abstract subjects to life. Students consistently identify it as their most significant learning experience of the semester. They engage at a deeper level, build connections to the outside world, and think from new perspectives." - CU Instructor
The Leadership Studies Minor is available to all CU-Boulder undergraduates and includes a mix of foundations courses and electives. LSM students apply theory and research to the practice of leadership in a variety of settings.
The mission of the Peace Corps is to promote world peace and friendship by providing qualified volunteers to interested countries in need of trained manpower, by fostering a better understanding of Americans on the part of the people served and by fostering a better understanding of other people on the part of Americans.
PhD Students from all academic departments at CU Boulder are eligible to participate. The purpose is to train a generation of scholars in the practices and principles of community-based research (CBR)
The Faculty Fellows in Community-Based Learning program provides resources and support for faculty to design a new course or modify an existing course to include a community-based learning component.