Community and Civic Engagement

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Making A Difference!

President Honor RollIn 2012, UNCP was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

The Honor Roll distinction recognized UNCP’s leadership to build a culture of service and civic responsibility through volunteerism and engaged citizenship.

UNCP STUDENTS MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Many students, just like you, have made huge strides in the fight against poverty, hunger, homelessness, racial injustices, domestic abuse, and much, much more. How? It's simple. They are active, dedicated citizens who refuse to sit back and watch injustices happen. They commit, get involved and make a difference.

Join Now and start making a difference at UNCP. Track your volunteer service hours and build a Service Transcript to record your volunteer service and civic development through the Office for Community & Civic Engagement.

Start Making A Difference!
Get Involved and Serve.

 

Often, their inspiration begins with participating in a community service project as a young adult. As a result, taking an active role in the community and helping others becomes a part of who they are. Studies show that people who actively participate in community service activities weekly live happier, healthier, and more productive lives. People who serve others often become well respected community and business leaders.

Benefits for Individuals

While making a difference in the lives of others and your community, you can...

  • Have fun!
  • Make lifelong friendships
  • Learn more about yourself
  • Build valuable leadership skills
  • Gain marketable "real life" experience
  • Explore career/major options
  • Get connected to the campus community

Benefits for Student Groups 

While your group members work side-by-side to serve the needs of the local area, your organization can...

  • Learn team building skills
  • Become more active
  • Increase its membership
  • Enhance overall morale
  • Find a new sense of purpose
  • Gain public recognition

 

Related Links

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Track Service Hours for:

Campus Event
Community Volunteer
Service Learning