Congratulations Civic Engagement Graduates!

Posted On May 28, 2015
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Civic Engagement would like to proudly recognize our recently graduated students from Spring 2015. We predict bright futures for each of them and wish them the best of luck post-graduation. Their laughs, hard-work, dedication and smiles will be missed but certainly not forgotten.

Sigi Cayel was a political science major who served as Executive… more »

Students Embark on Panther Breakaway Trips

Posted On April 10, 2015
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Over spring break, nearly 40 Georgia State students embarked on Panther Breakaway trips destined for various cities in the Southeast, including New Orleans, Orlando, Fla. and Asheville, N.C. Panther Breakaway is Georgia State’s version of the nationwide Alternative Breaks program and focuses on engaging students in meaningful spring break activities that focus on a particular… more »

Recognizing Outstanding Community Impact

Posted On January 26, 2015
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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. Without the hard work of these individuals and organizations, many of the programs and services provided to the community… more »

Panther Breakaway Winter 2014

Posted On January 26, 2015
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The office of Civic Engagement sponsored Panther Breakaway trips this winter where students visited cities in the southeast to engage in community service from December 17 – December 21, 2014. A group of students went to Memphis, Tenn. to study race relations and civil rights. The students focused on the history of the movement while… more »

Panther Breakaway International

Posted On January 6, 2015
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In May 2015, Panther Breakaway and Civic Engagement are sponsoring the first ever Georgia State University international service learning trip. This service trip to Costa Rica is being coordinated in partnership with the Peacework Development Fund, Inc. During the week in Costa Rica, the eight students selected to go on the trip will be working… more »

Hunger & Homelessness Week

Posted On January 5, 2015
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The office of Civic Engagement sponsored its third annual Hunger and Homelessness Week from November 10-14 in partnership with numerous campus and community partners. The week was meant to bring awareness to the issues that so many individuals in our community face every day.

The week included a wide range of events including two large… more »