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 Office of Civic Engagement

About OCE Students Faculty Community Organizations

Welcome students - thanks for visiting our webpage!

View Student brochure here.

Here you can find information on community-based learning or volunteering in the Greater Duluth community. Whether you are meeting a course requirement or volunteering out of your own interest, our student webpage is intended to answer questions, provide resources, and help you get involved.

Do you need an i.d. badge? Please visit our office in Bohannon 209, Mon-Fri, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Be sure to have your U Card with you. Badges are provided to students whose faculty work with the OCE to embed community-based learning in their courses.

Click these links for an hours log or evaluation sheet.

Benefits of civic engagement and community-based learning for students

  • Academic - increased retention; content knowledge and skills; analytical and higher order thinking; problem solving
  • Civic - commitment to service; civic responsibility
  • Career - leadership; career awareness and skills
  • Ethical/Moral - values development; commitment to social responsibility
  • Personal/Social - identity and self-esteem, empowerment, motivation; pro-social behaviors; cultural awareness and tolerance



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