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Aerial view of the commUNITY candle lighting ceremony at Hawkins Pond

Center for Community Engagement


Center for Community Engagement (CCE) takes seriously SUNY Plattsburgh’s responsibility as a place-based institution: we build bridges between our campus and our community. We promote civic engagement activities across campus and foster a culture of active citizenship and social responsibility for faculty, staff, students, and campus groups. CCE facilitates community partnerships, campus-community events, and encourages and supports learning through service and community engagement. Our goal is simple: an engaged campus and a stronger community.

Affiliated programs that advance the mission of CCE include: Center for Diversity, Pluralism, and Inclusion, Center for Student Involvement, Center for Teaching Excellence, Institute for Ethics in Public Life, North Country THRIVE, and the Partnership for Economic and Cultural Development.

In August 2016, SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling signed Campus Compact’s 30th Anniversary Action Statement, which demonstrates a renewed commitment to preparing students for democratic citizenship, building partnerships for change, and reinvigorating higher education for the public good.

SUNY Plattsburgh is a member of New York Campus Compact.

Contact Information

If you would like more information about the Center for Community Engagement or are interested in collaborating, please contact:

Julia Devine, Coordinator of the Center for Community Engagement
Office: Hawkins Hall 233A
Phone: (518) 564-3022
Cell: (310) 367-4199
Email: [email protected]