Washington State University

Center for Civic Engagement

About the CCE

The Center for Civic Engagement offers WSU students, faculty, campus departments and community partners opportunities to share knowledge, skills and resources for the benefit of student learning and the wellbeing of our communities.


Vision

The CCE advances the land-grant mission of the university, fostering meaningful connections and engagement between campus and communities to effect positive change in society.


Mission

The CCE facilitates student and faculty engagement with communities to promote shared knowledge, research, and service to society.


Values

WSU CARES about the community...

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    Community: A group with a common point of reference, geographic, cultural, identity, working for the advancement of society.

  1. Awareness: Encompasses the responsibilities of citizenship, including self-knowledge, understanding of social problems, and informed participation in our democracy.

  2. Respect: Practice civility, understand how one’s actions impact others, and view situations through the perspectives of others. 

  3. Equity: Foster inclusion through policies, practices, and programming; value diversity and its relationship to social justice.

  4. Sustainability: Understand and contribute to the interdependent systems that support just and healthy communities and ecosystems.

Learning Outcomes

  • Civic Responsibility and Community Knowledge: Understanding of social, cultural, and/or environmental issues impacting community and willingness to engage with community to effect positive change

  • Self Awareness and Efficacy: Understanding and acceptance of self and others; empowerment to act; awareness of, and responsibility for, the impact of actions on others

  • Academic and Career Development: Enhanced ability to apply academic concepts and/or identify career connections through community work and networks 


Strategic Goals

  1. Enhance the learning and wellbeing of all WSU students through diverse civic engagement and leadership experiences.

  2. Develop key campus and community partnerships that promote the mission and values of the CCE and address community-identified needs.

  3. Align the CCE with institutional initiatives that support a culture of engagement, research, and the land-grant mission of WSU.

  4. Maximize program resources to respond to increased responsibility for campus-community engagement.

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Contact Information

Center for Civic Engagement
PO Box 647204
Pullman WA 99164-7204
Fax: 509-335-3400
Email:  cce@wsu.edu

Main Office
Compton Union (CUB) L48
Phone: 509-335-7708
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5 

Student Resource Center
Compton Union (CUB) L45
Phone: 509-335-1661
Hours: M-W 11-7, Th-F 8-5

CougSync Online Hours Submission Form

Record of Civic Engagement Form


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Center for Civic Engagement, PO Box 647204, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-7204 | 509-335-7708 | fax: 509-335-3400| CUB L45/L48 | M-W 8-7/Th-F 8-5 | cce@wsu.edu