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Center for Community Engagement

Welcome to the Center for Community Engagement!

Our Mission Statement

To advance a culture of meaningful engagement by promoting service-learning, volunteering and cooperative education through sustainable partnerships with community and industry.

Our Goals

  • To enhance faculty community engagement and scholarship
  • To encourage student participation on campus and community engagement
  • To strengthen community partnerships through active participation and reciprocity
  • To support campus partnerships that promote civic engagement
  • To increase visibility of the CCE on campus and in the community

Our Programs

What is the difference between Academic Service-Learning, Volunteering and Cooperative Education?   Please click on the links below for detailed information.


Civic Engagement Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2014 Civic Engagement Award Winners!

Faculty - Dr. Terri Gomez, Ethnic and Women's Studies

Staff - Juan Araya, Lyle Center

Student - Orlando Smith

Student Organization - Alpha Kappa Delta

Community Partner - Kingsley Elementary School

Legacy of Service - President J. Michael Ortiz and Mrs. Betty Ortiz

Click for biographies of the winners here.