Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.09
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 10, 2021

STARS v2.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.06 / 5.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
5,508

Number of students engaged in community service:
1,293

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
23.47

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
25,996

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student:
4.72

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:

"Service Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.” -The Carnegie Foundation

Eastern faculty offer courses that incorporate projects into the curriculum that are mutually beneficial to students and the community. Students in a wide variety of disciplines gain practical experience and provide valuable services to the local community.

https://www.easternct.edu/community-engagement/resources-for-faculty/engagement-survival.html
https://www.easternct.edu/community-engagement/resources-for-faculty/service-learning-resources-2.html
https://www.easternct.edu/community-engagement/_images/CCE-Faculty-Brochure-Web-Version.pdf


Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:
No

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information for this credit was provided by Kimberly Armstrong Silcox, Director of the Center for Community Engagement.

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