The Office of Community Engagement

The Office of Community Engagement seeks to connect faculty, staff, students and alumni with the surrounding New Britain community. To this end, our office seeks to promote higher level learning and understanding for CCSU students and faculty. Service Learning is a teaching pedagogy which combines course content with solving real world problems. We encourage all CCSU campus community members to find out how they can get involved today!

CCSU is intentionally engaged with the city of New Britain and the wider region. Community engagement is both a method to shape students within a civic-minded campus culture and a means to contribute the intellectual capital and skills of faculty, staff, students, and alumni to the identified needs of the larger community. CCSU is currently working towards increasing service learning opportunities for faculty members.


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Join Us! 
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Central Connecticut State University 

We are now accepting proposals for workshop sessions through midnight on October 2, 2016 and registration to attend is open until October 23, 2016 (or until filled). The event is free for students from Connecticut and Rhode Island Campus Compact campuses. Learn more below!

About the Conference

Connecticut Campus Compact (CTCC), Rhode Island Campus Compact (RICC) and Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), in collaboration with their member campuses and strategic community partners, will hold their third annual student leadership conference on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at CCSU. The 2016 Student Leadership Conference theme of We the Students: Linking Identity, Community and Social Change is designed to provide a framework where students examine their motivations for civic engagement social justice and service, enhance their understanding of social issues, and increase their capacity and skills to positively impact their campus and community.

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Accepting Workshop Proposals

The conference planning committee seeks proposals for 60-75 minute interactive workshop sessions.

Students, campus representatives, and community partners are invited to present sessions that:

  • improve student leadership skills
  • share best practices of engagement programs and projects
  • deepen attendees understanding of and commitment to the importance of social justice
Proposals are due by midnight on October 2, 2016. 

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Registration Now Open

Free for students from Connecticut or Rhode Island Campus Compact Member Campuses

Not from a Connecticut or Rhode Island Member Campus? Email Kaytee ( to register to attend at $50.00/student.
Limited spaces available! Registration is open until October 23, 2016 or until filled.

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