Welcome to the Center for Community Engagement & Service!
As an institution, AU is committed to advancing social justice and civic responsibility, and we’re at the front lines of that effort. At the Center for Community Engagement & Service – or CCES – we lead the AU community into the world to serve. From projects around DC to trips abroad, we stand with a university dedicated to improving lives in our global community.
Martin Luther King, Jr. 2020 Visionary Award
At our January 23, 2020 event to honor Dr Martin Luther King Jr. entitled “An Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere", we awarded the 2020 MLK Visionary Award to Donald Curtis. Donald is an AU alum who has displayed outstanding civic engagement and service. Congratulations!!!
Madison (Shea) Lamanna (left) and Saagar Gupta (right) have been named winners of two awards presented at this year’s Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference (SLCE).
Madison has been named the winner of the 2019 Graduate Student Award for Civic Engagement. She is recognized for “going above and beyond her service to community” in collaboration with community-based learning.
The Eagle Endowment represented by Saagar, has been named the winner of the 2019 Campus Compact Excellence in Service Student Group Award. EE is recognized for a "commitment to service projects that extend beyond any co-curricular requirements or course-based service-learning."