BCe2 installs mural in Southeast Neighborhood Park

On Tuesday, the Bowman Creek Educational Ecosystem completed the installation of a mural in the Southeast Neighborhood Park, thanks to the leadership of second-year intern Chloe Deardurff. The mural project started in the Summer of 2016 when the Southeast Organized Area Residents (SOAR) expressed interest in having some display of public art in one of … More BCe2 installs mural in Southeast Neighborhood Park

2017 interns tour Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN

On Thursday of last week, our 2017 summer Bowman Creek interns continued the tradition of touring the Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN. This educational tour is part of our internship’s learning experience as it relates to environmental engineering and horticulture, which builds on our community and rain garden projects. Be sure to check … More 2017 interns tour Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN

Gardening at Leeper Park

Last Thursday, the Bowman Creek interns helped the city out by doing some gardening and landscaping work around the amphitheater, originally named the Ziegler Performance Center, at Leeper Park. This included replacing grass around the stage with flowers and bushes. You can take a look at our photos from the afternoon below.

BCe2 Recycling Video Game

For her summer personal enrichment project, BCe2 intern Britney Arenas developed a video game that teaches young children about recycling with bananas, paper, and water bottles. The game was coded in MIT’s Scratch online software. Click the button below to play the game! Play Now!

BCe2 interns recognized at the 2017 Indiana INTERNnet Impact Awards luncheon in Indianapolis

South Bend group supporting Alicia, Zach, & Britney On Wednesday, South Bend folks from InternSJC, Notre Dame, enFocus, Riley High School, and BCe2 made the trek to Indianapolis for the Indiana INTERNnet Impact Awards honoring BCe2 nominees for “Intern of the Year” Alicia Czarnecki, Britney Arenas, and Zach Stewart along with the other nominees from … More BCe2 interns recognized at the 2017 Indiana INTERNnet Impact Awards luncheon in Indianapolis

Anthropology and Local Ethnography

Summer Internships in Community Anthropology and Local Ethnography: Create meaningful impact in your surrounding community! BCe2 is a partnership that pilots community-engaged, sustainable projects to address real world challenges in the Southeast neighborhood of South Bend, IN. Projects center around urban natural resources, sustainable placemaking, and data decision-support all with the local residents in mind. … More Anthropology and Local Ethnography

South Bend invests $50,000 in local “business incubator”

Via WNDU and South Bend Tribune.      A performance venue, an art gallery, a bar, a library, a co-working space, and the home of BCe2. In all, LangLab is the home to 15 startup businesses. Now, the city is going to help it renovate and expand. South Bend’s Redevelopment Commission is investing $50,000 into LangLab.   … More South Bend invests $50,000 in local “business incubator”