Center for Community Engagement

Events Spotlight

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Razorbacks Read

Razorbacks Read is a service week on October 21st-October 24th that is focusing on the issue of childhood literacy in the state of Arkansas. During the week, the VAC will be hosting a Scholastic book fair in the Connections Lounge in the Student Union, a little library build on the Union Mall, and various awareness and service events.

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Work Study Positions

The Center for Community Engagement has three work study positions available this school year.  We are looking for a Technology Specialist to help us with IT and Web Design, a front desk support specialist to help with clerical duties, and a Marketing/Design Specialist to assist with promoting our program through posters, social media and other means.  These positions are only for students that have been granted work study for the school year.  If interested or for more information please email Kamille Barker at or call us at 479-575-4365.  These positions can also be viewed on the financial aid website.  

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VAC Applications Now Open

Volunteer Applications are now open for all Volunteer Action Center Programs including Full Circle Food Pantry, Razorback Food Recovery, Literacy Program, Dream B.I.G., and our Student Engagement Team.  Each of these programs offer a way to volunteer regularly and give back to those in need in our community.  


Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI-U)

We will be hosting an information session for those interested in applying for or learning more about CGI-U on September 17, 2015 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

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Work it Off

The “Work-it-Off” Initiative is a program brought to University of Arkansas students by the Transit & Parking Department and the Associated Student Government. This gives a student who has obtained a parking citation an alternative means to pay it through performing community service hours through the school’s Volunteer Action Center.

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