Panther Breakaway

Panther Breakaway
Students who are looking for an opportunity to volunteer and learn about a social issue over winter or spring break should consider the Panther Breakaway program. Panther Breakaway, Georgia State University’s alternative break program, is offering nine unique trips this year throughout the southeast on a variety of different social issues.

Winter break trips last from December 13-17, 2017 and include the following trip topics and locations: race relations in Birmingham, poverty and income inequality in Miami, women’s issues in Knoxville, and refugee resettlement in Jacksonville. Spring break trips last from March 11-18, 2018 and including the following trip topics and locations: urban education in New Orleans, Immigration and the Latino community in Memphis, public health and society in Orlando, disaster relief in a location…more>>

Service Project


>> Service Projects

Find a project or organization that you would like to support.

Work Study


>> Work Study

Gain valuable experience in the Federal Work Study Program.

Volunteer Hours


>> Service Recognition

Track your service hours and earn awards.

alternative Breaks


>> Leadership

Develop and enhance your leadership skills through service.

Volunteer Spotlight

Students Embark on Panther Breakaway Trips

Civic Engagement proudly acknowledges Kibrten Hailu, a health informatics major, in our volunteer spotlight. Kibrten has been working as a federal work study student (community service component) since her freshman year at Georgia State University. She is currently employed with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… more>>

Recognizing Outstanding Community Impact

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Each year, Civic Engagement proudly hosts the Carl V. Patton President’s Awards for Community Service and Social Justice to highlight the exemplary work that Georgia State University’s students, faculty, staff and organizations do in the community. Congratulations to our 2017 winners! Stay tuned for our 2017 winners.

Hunger & Homelessness

Hunger & Homelessness

November 13-18, 2017
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual event held in November. Each…more>>

Panther Breakaway

Panther Breakaway

December 13-17, 2017
All day
Various Cities

Students who are looking for a meaningful way to spend winter break can join Civic…more>>

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service
January 21-25, 2018
All Day
Downtown & Greater Atlanta Area

MLK Day of Service is an annual event that is held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.…more>>

Coffee Talks

Coffee Talks
September 12-November 28, 2017
Tuesdays, 9 – 10 a.m.
Student Center West, Suite 474

Free coffee and light refreshments are provided. Different social issues are discussed each…more>>