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CommUNITY Partners

The Community Partner program (CPP) pledges to create an inclusive network of community leaders that utilize innovative collaboration through reciprocal, mutually beneficial relationships to meet community needs, both locally and globally. The CPP commits to supporting community leaders’ engagement and supports partnerships through employing University and community resources to realize WVU’s land grant mission of advancing education, healthcare, and prosperity for all.

Our Partners

Forging Community Partnerships

The Center for Community Engagement is always looking for new community partners and connections to enhance our current and future programs. Looking to become a community partner? Learn more about our partnerships below. 

Get Connected Benefits


The Center is continuously adding new ways for our partners to connect with WVU students. Discover ways your organization can benefit from student volunteers by viewing our academic programs. 


Service-learning allows community partners and students to forge a mutually beneficial relationship through volunteerism. Our students experience a variety of service opportunities in West Virginia and beyond.

Read More: Service-Learning


iServe is WVU's volunteer database for community partners. Organizations can post service needs and access valuable volunteer data for grant opportunities. Create an organization page on iServe today!

Read More: iServe


The WVU Purpose2Action (P2A) program is a paid community engagement experience that places Pell-eligible undergraduates with non-profit and public sector organizations to work on mission-driven projects. WVU undergraduate students from any field of study.

Read More: Purpose2Action

We gained a new perspective of our unique privilege as members of our community, and effectively used this privilege to serve others.

Madelena Daugherty

WVU Honors College Empty Bowls' Soup & Bread Luncheon

Student reflection on her experience volunteering with a community organization. 

Community Partner resources

Our Center is dedicated to providing accurate and useful information for our current and prospective partners. 


Looking for training events and grant opportunities? The CCE frequently finds new and exciting resources for our engaged scholars and community partners.

Read More: Opportunities

Site Supervisor Guide - Verifying Student Hours

Are you a site supervisor needing to approve hours, or a student helping your supervisor approve them? This is for you: Read how to approve hours as an iServe organizational manager.

Read More: Site Supervisor Guide - Verifying Student Hours

Program Impact

Our CommUNITY Partner program is making a strong impact in the lives of Mountaineers. 

2022-2023 Impact Report

Meeting Needs in WV

  • 1.6 MILLION IMPACT Value

  • 63,451 Hours Served

  • 4,000+ active student volunteers

  • 662 community needs met by students 

Hear from our partners

Beth Casey

Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Executive Director

“WVU students have helped support Girl Scout events, have been mentors for our girls, and helped with cookie delivery.”

Kelsey Riggi

Director of Special Projects and Strategic GrowthLibera

“We have students supporting the women and girls in our community and making a difference in their lives!”

Camilla Haught

Director of WIC Nutrition

“One of the classes we worked with developed an equity, diversity, and inclusion training that we utilized.”

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All WVU students, faculty and staff have iServe accounts by default. To access iServe please log in using your WVU login.

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CommUNITY Partner Team
Center for Community Engagement