Center for Community Engagement

Center for Community Engagement

  • The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) connects classroom, campus and community to promote a more just and humane world.  Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty, the CCE is here to help you find opportunities to serve and learn in the community.  The Center sustains partnerships with a wide variety of community-based organizations and nonprofits throughout the Seattle area that are always seeking volunteers.  The CCE also serves as the headquarters for the Seattle University Youth Initiative.  Get to know your neighborhood and put down roots through service.   

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    Alternative Breaks

    Alternative Breaks are student-led service trips. Attend an upcoming info session to learn more about Alternative Spring Break trips. Learn more.

    Register for "Teaching and Learning in Diverse Classrooms"

    LBST 2020: Teaching and Learning in Diverse Classrooms explores education in urban schools and is designed for students who are considering a career in teaching or a youth-work related field. Students will be introduced to: culturally relevant pedagogy, trauma informed practice, learning theories, learning disabilities, and immigrant education. This is a service-learning course and will meet at Bailey Gatzert Elementary. More info.

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  • When the heart is touched by direct experience, the mind may be challenged to change.

    Peter Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.