About Us

About Us

Mission Statement

Civic and Community Engagement is the primary vehicle at Millersville University to foster, focus and coordinate civic and community engagement and research. As such, Civic and Community Engagement engages in a variety of activities, such as the following:

  1. Foster collaborations and approaches across disciplines and sectors (e.g., education, business, social service and government agencies, faith communities, and grass root organizations);
  2. Provide opportunities for faculty, students and staff to engage in and contribute their expertise in searching for solutions to challenges in local and global communities;
  3. Develop new models, provide expertise, and create linkages to address relevant issues;
  4. Conduct, publish and disseminate results of sponsored research, polling, open-ended interviewing, mass media educational communication, teleconferencing, online and print, cross-cultural consulting, and training, conferences and other media.

Read More

Learn more about what Civic and Community Engagement has to offer from our 2014-2015 Program Overview.

Centers

Walker Center for Civic Responsibility and Leadership

The Walker Center for Civic Responsibility & Leadership provides student-centered educational and developmental projects and activities. It is premised on the view that through civic education students will be awakened and equipped to become active leaders in civic affairs.

Entrepreneurial Leadership Center

The Center for Sustainability works to educate the MU community about environmental protection, economic justice, and social equality. The Center for Sustainability also provides opportunities for MU to directly participate in sustainability initiatives on and off campus.

Center for Public Scholarship & Social Change

The Center for Public Scholarship & Social Change is committed to the production and dissemination of rigorous research that is community-based or community-focused in collaboration with key figures and organizations of client communities.

Office of Experiential Learning and Career Management

The Experiential Learning and Career Management administers and coordinates the university’s academic internships and volunteer opportunities through community partnerships, assists in developing service learning courses, and supports the endeavors of the Centers.