There are many ways to learn, serve and engage with the community of Athens, the surrounding Appalachian region, the state, the nation or globally. The CCCE can assist you in connecting with the appropriate contacts and implementing your community engagement ideas!
Community organizatons, OHIO faculty and students can engage through:
Regional Tours and Field Trips
Service Learning Internships
Service Learning Abroad
Community Based Research
Serving on non-profit boards and government organizations committees
What is the CCCE really about?
The Center for Campus and Community Engagement (CCCE) serves as the central point of contact for meeting the community engagement needs for:
Faculty and Staff at Ohio University
Community-Based Organizations Locally and Globally
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching describes community engagement as the collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.
The CCCE provides the administrative and educational support services to students, faculty, and members of community-based organizations who wish to employ community engagement practices for the mutual benefit of students and the community.