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The Humanics Program nurtures students to lead organizations that are addressing the
social problems facing their communities.
Each class in the program teaches students the capacities they need to achieve these
ends, including how to develop, write, and evaluate grants to fund your organization,
how to create your own grants to fund other organizations, how to recruit and manage
volunteers and staff, and how to enhance the organizational capacity and sustainability
of your organization.
Humanics courses are unlike traditional lecture classes in their emphasis on collaborative
team-building projects, prioritization of service-learning, partnership with community-based
organizations, and hands-on experience with philanthropic grantmaking. These components
are designed to emulate real-world practice and application and cultivate the abilities
to tackle the problems facing society today.
Since 1998 Humanics has developed lasting relationships with a multitude of organizations
addressing social problems throughout Central California and graduated scores of students
who are thriving at community-based organizations throughout the Central Valley.
Come join this proud community of doers working to make the Central Valley a better
place to live, work, and play.
Students can pursue Humanics through both minor and certificate options.
If you are interested in learning more about Humanics please contact Dr. Justin Myers