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West Virginia University is committed to creating a sense of purpose through service, driving change, and positively impacting those around us. The Center for Community Engagement cultivates a culture of empathy, responsibility, and active participation, ensuring that WVU graduates are not just well-educated but also well-prepared to be thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world.

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Academic Community Engagement Development Series

Academic Community Engagement (ACE) integrates meaningful community partnerships with higher education for the mutually beneficial exchangeof knowledge and resources in a context of collaboration and reciprocity. These monthly sessions happen on Zoom.

Learn More and Register Here: Academic Community Engagement Development Series

AmeriCorps VISTAs

The AmeriCorps VISTA program places you with a local organization for one year of service, while receiving a living and education stipend. Visit this page to learn more about the Collaborative and becoming a VISTA today!

Learn More and Register Here: AmeriCorps VISTAs


The WVU Purpose2Action (P2A) program is a paid community engagement experience that places Pell-eligible undergraduates with non-profit and public sector organizations to work on mission-driven projects. WVU undergraduate students from any field of study.

Learn More and Register Here: Purpose2Action

CommUNITY Partner Program

The CommUNITY Partner Program is a formal agreement between the CCE and a community organization. This partnership provides resources, support, and volunteers in exchange for service-learning placements for our students. Click here to learn more!

Learn More and Register Here: CommUNITY Partner Program

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