Civic Engagement

How to Engage

As a part of the Allegheny Gateway, Civic Engagement provides structure and support to student and faculty engagement. There’s a place for everyone in Allegheny’s Service Movement.



Make a Difference Day 2018 Gallery

Volunteers, including dozens of Allegheny College students, gather in rainy Diamond Park as they prepare to do volunteer work during Meadville, Pa.’s 2018 Make A Difference Day, Oct. 13, 2018


Student Voice

The Civic Engagement office kept me motivated to continue my commitment to community service. Thanks to the many programs that this office coordinates, I was able to connect with people and go through experiences that changed my life.

— Erblin Shehu Bonner Scholar & Global Citizen Scholar Class of 2019

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Civic Engagement Mission Statement

The mission of Civic Engagement in the Allegheny Gateway is to provide structures, programs, and resources to support student and faculty engagement in Meadville and beyond. The Civic Engagement office educates and empowers students to be civic-minded graduates as global citizens of a diverse, complex, and interconnected world.

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