Center for Civic Engagement

Upcoming Events


CCE-Led Service Projects

Daily

For Pullman campus students, the CCE leads daily service projects in the community! We provide transportation. Click here to sign up on CougSync.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration

January 26, 6 PM

Attend the 30th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration to listen to keynote speaker Charlene Carruthers and watch the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award and Arts for Social Change award. Click here to learn more.


Food Summit

January 27, 8:30 AM – 5 PM

The full-day conference, The Value of Local Food: Community, Culture and Commerce, will highlight local food businesses, connect participants with foods that are available locally, discuss gaps in our food system and how to increase local food access for underserved populations, and provide time for action-oriented planning and networking. Click here to register for this event. Registration closes January 20. Click here to sign up to volunteer at the event.


Community Involvement Award Nominations Due

February 1

Each month, the CCE recognizes one outstanding student or group whose exemplary service, leadership, and commitment has impacted the community. Nominations for the January award are due on February 1. Click here to learn more.


2017 President's Award Nominations & Applications Open

February 6

Recipients of this prestigious award demonstrate exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community or support leadership development and engagement of WSU students. The 2017 award categories are student, student group, faculty or staff, and community organization. Student nominations are due February 20, 2017. Student applications and nominations for student groups, community organizations, and faculty or staff are due by March 20, 2017. 

Visit lead.wsu.edu to learn more, and click here complete a nomination or application.


WA Governor's Volunteer Service Award Nominations Due

February 9

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond in their community service this year? Nominate them for the 2017 Washington Governor's Volunteer Service Awards! Nominations are due February 9, and awardees will be honored on April 11. Click here to learn more.


Love Your Farmer, Love Your Food

February 10, 5:30 PM – 8 PM

The event provides education about different types of agricultural products by showcasing the social and economic reach farmers have in their communities. Click here to sign up to volunteer at the event.


Washington Special Election

February 14

Remember to turn in your special election ballot by this date. A ballot box is available in front of the CUB on the Pullman Campus. Click here to learn more about elections.


2/16 Turn Your Passion into Action Webinar

February 16, 6:30 PM

The CCE is offering a webinar on becoming an active citizen through Global Connections. Visit connections.wsu.edu for more information.


2017 President's Award Student Nominations Due

February 20

Recipients of this prestigious award demonstrate exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community or support leadership development and engagement of WSU students. The 2017 award categories are student, student group, faculty or staff, and community organization. Student nominations are due February 20, 2017. Student applications and nominations for student groups, community organizations, and faculty or staff are due by March 20, 2017. 

Visit lead.wsu.edu to learn more, and click here complete a nomination or application.


President's Day (Class Holiday)

February 20

In honor of President's Day, there are no classes held at WSU, although offices are open normal hours.


Coug Day at the Capitol

February 20

Join ASWSU representatives from each WSU campus to lobby for higher education in Washington! Click here to learn more.


World Day of Social Justice

February 20

Serve your community, learn about social issues, call a representative, or more to celebrate the World Day of Social Justice! The CCE can help you make a difference.


Students Serving Washington Award Application Deadline

February 27

Students are invited to apply for two statewide awards as part of the Students Serving Washington (SSWA) program. Applications are due by February 27. Visit studentserviceawards.org for more information.


Community Involvement Award Nominations Due

March 1

Each month, the CCE recognizes one outstanding student or group whose exemplary service, leadership, and commitment has impacted the community. Nominations for the February award are due on March 1. Click here to learn more.


Summer Course Registration Begins

March 6

Summer course registration begins. Check MyWSU for your registration date.


International Women's Day

March 8

In partnership with the International Center, the CCE holds celebratory events in honor of this day each year. Click here to learn more.


2017 President's Award Applications & Nominations Due

March 10

Recipients of this prestigious award demonstrate exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community or support leadership development and engagement of WSU students. The 2017 award categories are student, student group, faculty or staff, and community organization. Student nominations are due February 20, 2017. Student applications and nominations for student groups, community organizations, and faculty or staff are due by March 20, 2017. 

Visit lead.wsu.edu to learn more, and click here complete a nomination or application.


ASWSU Global's Tacoma Rendezvous

March 11

Each spring, the CCE attends the annual Tacoma Rendezvous event for Global students. The CCE offers a resource table, supplies and toy drive, and live Public Square at the event. Click here to learn more.


Alternative Spring Break Trips

March 11 – 19

Various trips with service components are offered over spring break each year. Click here to learn more.


Spring Break

March 11 – 19

Enjoy your break, Cougs!


Community Involvement Award Nominations Due

April 1

Each month, the CCE recognizes one outstanding student or group whose exemplary service, leadership, and commitment has impacted the community. Nominations for the March and April awards are due on April 1. Click here to learn more.


Mom's Weekend

April 7 – 9

Have a great weekend with your moms, Cougs!


Fall Course Registration Begins

April 10

Fall course registration begins. Check MyWSU for your registration date.


Public Square

April 12

Join the CCE in Butch's Den for a discussion on current issues. Time TBD. Click here to learn more.


Civic Engagement Week

April 16 – 22

Civic Engagement Week is our time to recognize the WSU community's commitment to making a difference and to provide even more opportunities for Cougs to stay informed and get involved. Click here to learn more.


LEAD Event Featuring the President's Awards

April 18

The Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction (LEAD) event is a celebration of WSU student leaders and those who have mentored and supported the efforts of these students as they work toward leadership and social change. Click here to learn more.


Earth Day National Day of Service

April 22

Celebrate this national day of service by joining us on a service project! Click here to learn more.


Eco Adventure

April 22, 8 AM – 4 PM

Eco Adventures trips pair recreational activities with positive action for the environment. Click here to learn more and register for events.


Dead Week

April 24 – 28

The CCE is open normal hours. Good luck studying, Cougs!


Washington Special Election

April 25

Remember to turn in your special election ballot by this date. A ballot box is available in front of the CUB on the Pullman Campus. Click here to learn more about elections.


Finals Week

May 1 – 5

The CCE is open normal hours. Good luck on finals, Cougs!


Commencement

May 6

Congratulations, new grads!


Summer Sessions Begin

May 8

Summer courses for the Maymester, early six week session, and twelve week session begin.


Spring Grades Available

May 10

Spring semester grades are available on MyWSU on this date.


5/29 Memorial Day (University Holiday)

May 29

WSU celebrates Memorial Day, and so there will be no classes and offices will be closed.