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SSU Students and Faculty

“As Sonoma State University's strategic plan includes goals in the areas of academic quality, community engagement, diversity, and sustainability, I am confident that service-learning and civic engagement will continue to be an integral part of the curriculum and campus life.”
— SSU Trustee Professor; President Emeritus Ruben Armiñana

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Mission of the Sonoma State University Center for Community Engagement

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) advances community based programs on the Sonoma State University campus.

The CCE supports faculty in developing community based teaching that integrates academic theory with community service and scholarship that is inclusive of community partners and students to address local problems. By incorporating these projects into the curriculum, we teach students to be active citizens and that the theories taught in the classroom do apply to real world issues.

Central to the mission of CCE are several goals: