Community and Civic Engagement

Mission Statement:

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.

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

CCCE Achievements and Recognition

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's 2010 Engagement Elective Classification

The Center for Community and Civic Engagement documented excellent alignment among mission, culture, leadership, resources, and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement, and we were able to respond to the classification framework with both descriptions and examples of exemplary institutionalized practices of community engagement. We also

documented and coordinated evidence of community engagement in a coherent and compelling response to the framework’s inquiry.


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 the nation as a whole.

President Obama has pledged to make service a central cause of his administration and wishes to commemorate the significant role that higher institutions, their students, staff, and faculty play in helping to solve pressing social problems in the nation’s communities.

Honor Roll

Note: Elizabethtown College received this honor in the following years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011-2012, 2013 (With Distinction), 2014 (With Distinction), and 2015 (With Distinction)