Center for Community Engagement

Events Spotlight

Razorbacks Read

Did you know that third grade reading scores are used to predict future incarceration rates? Or that in low-income neighborhoods, there is only 1 age-appropriate book for every 300 children? Razorbacks Read is working to move the needle on childhood literacy in the state of Arkansas.

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Give Pulse has now transitioned to GivePulse as a new framework for finding and logging volunteer hours (impacts). Agencies can use this new platform to post volunteer opportunities and students can use this platform to find an opportunity that works with their schedule and interest. Login today to learn more about this great website.

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Project Clean Plate

  • Project Clean Plates a campaign initiative sponsored by Chartwells Dining Services and Razorback Food Recovery whose purpose is to raise awareness to food waste and mindful eating habits in college students. The immediate objective of Project Clean Plate is to reduce food waste for the duration of the three-week campaign and throughout the school year. The long-term objective is to facilitate change in student's eating habits through food waste awareness and the encouragement of mindful eating of meals.

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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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Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI-U)

Are you interested in applying to CGIU?  Commitment to Action Early Deadline is October 9, 2015.  Call 575-4365 to schedule an appointment with Angela Oxford to discuss your idea.  

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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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