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

*In partnership with the CSU Office of the Chancellor's Center for Community Engagement, we are working on a new web application for managing student placements and community partnerships -- CalStateS4 (Supporting Students & Service Sites). Currently, students can view all our partner organizations and complete student waivers. Plus, new community organizations begin the partnership process here...CalStateS4

*WE'RE HIRING STUDENT LEADERS FOR PIONEERS FOR CHANGE! The Pioneers for Change service learning leadership program offers students paid leadership training to be advocates for and leaders of community engagement activities on and off campus. Click on the Student tab to learn more or

*Freshmen Day of Service 2015! Please go to the FDoS page for up to date information for faculty, community partners, and students.

*Enjoy the latest edition of the Center for Community Engagement's publication Voices & Visions.

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



STEM Special edition 2010-2011



Freshmen Day of Service Special Edition 2013


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Contact Us:

(510) 885-4437

Mary D'Alleva, Director

Andrea Wells, Community Partnerships Coordinator

Patricia Loche, Projects Coordinator, Freshmen Day of Service

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

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