Welcome to the Office of Community Engagement!


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Tell us how you can leave your paw print in your community this Saturday, Oct. 22 in honor of Make a Difference Day! Volunteers nationwide will be making a difference in their community, what will you be doing 'Yotes to make a difference? Click on Volunteer to view the listing of volunteer opportunities.

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Be that difference! #MDDAY #EngageCSUSB #CSUSB

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Let's Rock the Vote 'Yotes!

Hey 'Yotes remember you have until Monday, Oct. 24 to register to vote! Let's make all our voices count this upcoming election. Make sure you register to vote by clinking on the Rock the Vote image below.

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2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll​.

14 CSU Campuses Nationally Recognized for Volunteer Service


​Fourteen California State University campuses have been named to the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll​—the highest federal honor that universities can receive for their commitment to community service, service-learning, and civic engagement.

The honor roll recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of best practices in campus community partnerships. CSU campuses have consistently been recognized since the honor roll was created in 2006 by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

"CSU campus community engagement programs have played a critical role in helping the university prepare students to be successful, informed, active and committed leaders," said Judy Botelho, CSU's director of the Center for Community Engagement. "We are honored to continue to be recognized by the Honor Roll for our commitment to service-learning, engaged scholarship and civic engagement."

The Honor Roll lists the 14 CSU campuses among three categories: general community service, education services, and economic opportunity services. San Bernardino and Stanislaus were recognized for their achievements in all three categories.

General Community Service:
Honor Roll with Distinction: Channel Islands, Dominguez Hills, Fresno and San Francisco
Honor Roll: Chico, East Bay, Fullerton, Long Beach, Monterey Bay, Northridge, Pomona, San Bernardino, San Marcos and Stanislaus

Economic Opportunity:
Honor Roll: San Bernardino and Stanislaus

Honor Roll: Chico, Fresno, Northridge, San Bernardino, San Francisco and Stanislaus

Fourteen CSU campuses are also designated with the Carnegie Foundation's Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes colleges and universities' commitment to service learning and alignment of community engagement efforts with their institutional mission, culture, resources and practices.

The CSU was the first higher education system in the nation to establish a system office supporting service learning and community engagement. According to CSU Center for Community Engagement data, nearly 68,000 students had the opportunity to participate in 3,139 service-learning courses across the system in 2015-16. Today, more than half of the CSU's 475,000 students are engaged in some type of community service, totaling 32 million hours of service annually.


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Let's Get on Board with Service

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Welcome back 'Yotes. As the new acadmic year begins, we want to start off our year right by encouraging all our 'Yotes to Get on Board With Service! Don't forget to check out our volunteer page to read about the new volunteer opportunities on and off campus.Find out ways to get involved in how to leave your paw print in our community. We wish you all a great success in this upcoming school year!

More than sixty #CSUSB students volunteered with San Bernardino County to help cleanup Highland Avenue and Perris Hill Park on Saturday, Sept. 24. Thank you 'Yotes for leaving your paw print in our community. Way to go in making a difference! Go 'Yotes! Photos courtesy of Corinne McCurdy, CSUSB photographer. #engageCSUSB #fightblight

More than sixty #CSUSB students volunteered with San Bernardino County to help cleanup Highland Avenue and Perris Hill Park on Saturday, Sept. 24. Thank you 'Yotes for leaving your paw print in our community. Way to go in making a difference! Go 'Yotes! Photos courtesy of Corinne McCurdy, CSUSB photographer. #engageCSUSB#fightblight

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CSUSB Partnership Form

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The resulting database will enable CSUSB to showcase community-bassed collaborations through scholarship, teaching, research, creative activities, service, and more.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Podolske at (909) 537-7483 or email partnership@csusb.edu.

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