Community and Civic Engagement

The Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) provides opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to engage and deepen their involvement in service in local, national, and international contexts. Reciprocal relationships with local organizations are the foundation of these efforts.


CCCE Mission

Based on our belief that learning is most noble when used to benefit others the Center for Community and Civic Engagement fosters opportunities for meaningful and reciprocal relationships between Elizabethtown College and the community.


Visit the CCCE

Brossman Commons 258A

Upcoming Events:

Fall Break Trip (Lend A Hand Disaster Relief Trip in NJ)- October 4-7, 2018

Into the Streets- October 27, 2018

Urban Service Trip (Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg, PA)- November 9-10, 2018

Winter Break Trip (Outreach 360 in Dominican Republic)- tentatively January 4-13, 2019

Spring Break Trip (International Rescue Committee in Atlanta, GA)- March 3-9, 2019

Rural Experience (The Factory in Paradise, PA)- April 5-6, 2019

Achievements and Recognition

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Community Engagement Classification

In 2010 the Center for Community and Civic Engagement received the Carnegie Foundation's Community Engagement Classification. The CCCE demonstrated alignment of mission, culture, leadership, resources, and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.



The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll launched in 2006, annually recognizes institutions of higher education for their commitment to and achievement in community service. The President’s Honor Roll increases the public’s awareness of the contributions that colleges and their students make to local communities and to the nation as a whole.

Honor Roll

Elizabethtown College was named to the Honor Roll in: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011-2012, 2013 (With Distinction), 2014 (With Distinction), and 2015 (With Distinction)