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The Office of Civic Engagement supports faculty, students, staff and administrators to allow them to develop, expand and sustain collaborative, mutually beneficial partnerships with community residents, organizations and institutions. These partnerships contribute to student learning and academic scholarship while contributing to the social and economic well-being of Cleveland, its neighborhoods and the Northeast Ohio region. Visit our website to learn more at

News & Events

4 Student Organizations Receive Civic Engagement Grants

The Office of Civic Engagement has named four student organizations as recipients of 2016 civic engagement grants. They include:
--  CSU Pre-Law Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity International 
-- National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Student Club
-- Chi Sigma Iota Chapter at CSU
-- WeTeach

Click here to read more.

Cuyahoga County Voter Turnout Low in 2016 Primary
Only 29 percent of Cuyahoga County residents voted on Primary Election Day March 15, according to WTAM 1100 reports.

Ohio made national headlines with its March 15 presidential primary elections. How many of your neighbors hit the polls and how did they vote?

Student Spotlight: Katie Lamar

This month's featured student is CSU junior Katie Lamar. Lamar is a Deckard Civic Fellow and intern at City Hall.

"When I am working at City Hall, I feel so much more informed about what is going on in Cleveland and the civic issues our community faces every day," Lamar said.

Read more about her here.

CSU Report: Cleveland Gains 23,000 Jobs
A new report by CSU's Center for Population Dynamics shows the 4th highest gain in jobs from 2014 to 2015 in the nation.

The report highlights the ongoing economic and community revival taking place in our region. Job growth increased by a net gain of 23,000, according to the report.

Read more from the report here.

Community Partner: Cleveland Children's Museum

CSU faculty and staff in the new Center for Innovation in Medical Professions are researching and developing low-cost, high-impact technologies for children and adults with mobility impairments. The technologies range from modified racecars for infants to hands-free harness systems that can provide stability during standing and walking activities to be used at locations like The Cleveland Children's Museum.

Read about the partnership here.

Students Eligible For Free Film Festival Vouchers
Students are eligible to receive two free vouchers for the 40th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival, held from March 30-April 10. Vouchers will be available at the Student Center Info Desk beginning March 22. Students can also receive an extra voucher from the Office of Civic Engagement table on the Inner Link March 24 and March 31. Follow us on Facebook for more info.
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