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Center for Civic Engagement

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Whether you’re a College of Charleston student or member of our faculty and staff, the Center for Civic Engagement can work with you to serve the community! 

The Center for Civic Engagement refers students to local nonprofit service opportunities that range from one-day events to ongoing opportunities to long-term programs. Our office also organizes the Alternative Break, service immersion experiences, and the Bonner Leader program. In addition to the variety of projects initiated each year based on current events, there are several annual events hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement.

Want to learn more about the CCE?

If you are interested in learning about volunteer opportunities, please stop by or contact our staff by calling 843.953.5838 or emailing us at or visit our blog for upcoming events at

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MLK Alternative Break Reflection By: Michaela Herrmann
Posted on 3 February 2016 | 7:08 pm
  I’m not proud to say that for most of my four years at CofC, I was accustomed to think of Martin Luther King Day as a day free from classes (and only every other year, at that). I was virtually oblivious to the true virtue of this day as a national call to action […]
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Weekly Digest: January 25th, 2016
Posted on 28 January 2016 | 4:23 pm
Civic Engagement Weekly Digest │ January 27th, 2016   Read below to learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities in the Charleston community. Volunteer announcements are either one-time events or ongoing service opportunities. Contact information is included with each entry. If you are searching for more volunteer opportunities email our office at: Please make sure to […]
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