Groups Invited to Participate Poverty Awareness Week Planning Meetings
Poverty Awareness Week is coming up soon, and the CCE is looking for student groups, classes and community partners who are interested in taking part in planning for the week. If your group is interested in sponsoring an event during this week or assisting with this week’s development, please send a representative to the Poverty Awareness Week planning meetings taking place every Thursday from October 9 through November 13 at 1:00 PM in CUB 206. Click here to learn more about PAW.
Check out the Pullman Farmer's Market with the CCE
Join the CCE for a trip to the Pullman Farmer’s Market in downtown Pullman every Wednesday at 3:45 PM through the end of October! The Farmer’s Market offers organic locally grown produce locally sourced artisan breads as well as live entertainment. Visiting the farmer’s market is a great way to learn more about your community and to stock up on tasty local treats. Click here to register for this fun event.
Congratulations, Devon Seymour, the September 2014 Service Star
Devon has been named the September 2014 Service Star Award because of her commitment to encouraging WSU and WSU students to support the SR530 Mudslide that occurred this past spring. Devon has put together many events to provide assistance to members of the affected communities of Arlington, Darrington, and Oso, including the organization of a silent auction that raised over $15,000. Thank you, Devon, for your service! To learn more about Devon's work and the Service Star award, click here.
Be the Change on Make a Difference Day, October 25
On Make a Difference Day, everyone can give back to the community. This year, Make a Difference Day falls on Saturday, October 25, and the WSU Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) has planned a variety of projects for WSU students, faculty, and staff both at WSU Pullman and the Global Campus. Click here for more.
CCE One-Time Service Projects Available All Year
The CCE offers a variety of staff-led one-time service projects throughout the year that are open to all students. Transportation is provided! You can download the September and October calendars for a daily view of projects, although you must register for the projects on CougSync to reserve your space. We hope to see you for one of our great local projects!
Get in Sync with CougSync
WSU students can record their service hours as well as other civic engagement activities on CougSync! You can view available projects by clicking 'Service Opportunities' from the WSU Pullman community homepage. You can receive updates and sign up for events on the CCE CougSync Portal. For Global Campus specific events and announcements, online students should join the CCE Online Portal.
President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Thanks to students, staff, and faculty, WSU earned a spot on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for our commitment to service in our community! WSU was previously honored by CNCS and President Obama with this award in 2012, 2010 and 2008. Click here to learn more.
The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) offers Washington State University students, faculty, campus departments, and community partners opportunities to share knowledge, skills, and resources for the benefit of student learning and the well-being of our communities. Click here to learn more about the vision, mission, and goals of the Center for Civic Engagement. The CCE is part of the Office of Student Affairs. For more information on this division, click here.