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Whether you're looking for general community service, how to better connect and work with partners, or looking for what's next after graduation the CCE has a variety of options for you to get started.


Academic Community Engagement Development Series

Academic Community Engagement (ACE) integrates meaningful community partnerships with higher education for the mutually beneficial exchangeof knowledge and resources in a context of collaboration and reciprocity.

AmeriCorps VISTAs

The AmeriCorps VISTA program places you with a local organization for one year of service, while receiving a living and education stipend. Visit this page to learn more about the Collaborative and becoming a VISTA today!


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.

CommUNITY Partner Program

The CommUNITY Partner Program is a formal agreement between the CCE and a community organization. This partnership provides resources, support, and volunteers in exchange for service-learning placements for our students. Click here to learn more!

Special Events

Our office works with a variety of organizations and stakeholders to bring community events to WVU. Check here for what all's going on!

Energy Express

Energy Express is a free award-winning, six-week, summer reading and nutrition program for children in first through sixth grades living in West Virginia’s rural and low-income communities. This program aims to prevent the “summer slide,” in which children regress in their reading skills because they aren’t learning during the summer.


View what upcoming events are happening in and around the community.

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