Alan H. Bloomgarden

alan-bloomgarden-2x2Alan H. Bloomgarden is the Director of Community Engagement at Mount Holyoke College, where he has administered the Community-Based Learning (CBL) Program since 2008. Dr. Bloomgarden develops and supports collaborations among faculty, students, and community partners, and teaches courses on social action for 35-50 Community Fellows in year-long, capacity-building internships with community organizations in South Hadley, Holyoke, Springfield, and the region. He was also a Governor’s appointee to the 2012 Massachusetts Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning, and is co-founder and a board member of Leadership Pioneer Valley.