Impact - Quarterly and Annual Reports

 Snapshot of National Recognition  

  • In 2012, Seattle University received the President’s Award for Community Service, the highest federal honor a university can receive for community engagement. 
  • Since 2014, the U.S. News and World Report has consistently ranked Seattle University in the top 25 among all universities for service-learning. 
  • In 2020, Seattle University was awarded the Richard Guarasci Award for Institutional Transformation, one of only four Impact Awards among a national network of 1,000 Campus Compact member institutions.  
  • In 2020, the Carnegie Foundation awarded Seattle University its Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement. Read our application for Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement (2019) 
  • The Center for Community Engagement created and leads the Place-Based Justice Network, uniting 36 member institutions (and growing) in pursuing place-based strategies like the Seattle University Youth Initiative (SUYI).  
  • Kent Koth and Erica Yamamura (faculty in College of Education) co-authored a book (Stylus 2018) that profiles Seattle U and four other universities pursuing place-based engagement. Koth and Yamamura have given keynotes at numerous regional and national conferences.   

Lessons Learned 

With the goal of advancing the field of higher education and community engagement, the Center for Community Engagement and  Seattle University Youth Initiative shares our lessons learned.


Annual Reports

*Please note that in celebration of our 10th anniversary, this annual report is a slideshow presentation.

Community Engagement Newsletters 

Please click to view our interactive quarterly newsletters to read, watch and listen to our stories.