The Center for Community Engagement

About Us

Our office supports faculty, students, and community agencies in a variety of ways: Curriculum Development, Community Contacts, Student Placements, Professional Development, Project Planning, and Student Leadership. Read more.

What We Do

advise and consult on best practices; develop and share resources; help direct interested campus and community members; administer service learning courses; support scholarship, research, and grants related to community engagement; develop and maintain community partnerships; coordinate and promote student leadership for community engagement; coordinate the Freshmen Day of Service. Click here to learn more about our programs and initiatives.


Welcome to the 2014-15 school year! The Center for Community Engagement welcomes Andrea Wells to our team as our Community Partnerships Coordinator. Andrea joined the CCE in May. Prior to joining our team Andrea coordinated community service opportunities for students in Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University and completed her master's degree in higher and post-secondary education.  Her work is particularly focused on:

  • facilitating community engagement partnerships
  • supporting faculty and developing service learning courses
  • rolling out and maintaining csuebserves our web application for managing student placements and community partnerships
  • advising the community engagement internship portion of Pioneers for Change

Faculty: The Center for Community Engagement will be at Back to the Bay--come to our session at 2:00!


We have a new web application for managing student placements and community partnerships. Students sign waivers and sign up for placements. Faculty can manage and view student placements and select community partners. Community organizations become partners here. User guides for students and faculty are listed in the top right index of our site.

Freshmen Day of Service 2015 coming soon!

Service Learning Voices & Visions, a Center for Community Engagement publication



STEM Special edition 2010-2011



Freshmen Day of Service Special Edition 2013

Contact Us:

Mary D'Alleva, Director

Andrea Wells, Community Partnerships Coordinator

Joy Nelson, Administrative Support

Patricia Loche, Projects Coordinator, Freshmen Day of Service
Phone: (510) 885-7320

Emily Chow, Outreach Coordinator, Hayward Promise Neighborhood
Phone: (510) 885-2737

Our location & services:

Faculty & Community Partner Support: Office of Faculty Development LI 2800

Freshmen Day of Service & Pioneers for Change (student leadership for community engagement): trailer 120 ( walkway above Agora stage)

California State University, East Bay
Hayward, CA 94542

General Information:

Student Leadership for Community Engagement:

Freshmen Day of Service:

Hayward Promise Neighborhood:

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