Emory students pursue community involvement through volunteer service, coursework and internships. The university is committed to developing graduates who will become the next generation of leaders, grounded in a strong moral and ethical foundation. We help students identify ways to connect and sequence service activities, coursework and research experiences, which helps them pursue related career choices.
Emory College of Arts and Sciences offers a Community Building and Social Change minor. And community-focused courses are offered across many departments and academic disciplines, providing students with both hands-on learning experiences and theoretical expertise necessary to learn effective community benefiting practices. | Admission | Activities
For more than a year, Emory has partnered with Coursera to offer free, not-for-credit, massive open online courses, or MOOCs. This type of online education has been popular — with some 241,000 students from around the world registering for Emory’s Coursera courses.
This spring Emory expands its Coursera presence once more by rolling out several new courses, including one about the evolving Ebola epidemic and its various aspects including disease prevention, management and treatment, response to the epidemic, ethical considerations, and the post-Ebola global health landscape, taught by Emory professors Dabney P. Evans and Carlos del Rio, set to start March 31, 2015.
Emory University attracts top scholar athletes who seek to reach their highest levels of collegiate academic, athletic and personal growth. Emory is one of just a handful of schools in the nation to rank in the top in both the Directors' Cup of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics for best all-around athletics program and the U.S. News & World Report rankings of best national universities.
Learn more about how Emory scholar athletes excel on and off the field. Go Eagles!