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Service Learning and Community Engagement (SL/CE) is for YOU!
Here you’ll find information about professional development opportunities, recognitions, celebrations, and ways we all can collaborate to better reach our students and our community. <Check out our SL/CE Stories, too>

  • Volunteer Opportunity: Fight Invasive Species – Engage Green with SPACE
    Following the success of our Engage Green initiative last semester, we are happy to announce our continued partnership with SPACE (Spartanburg Area Conservancy). This semester, all Engage Green workdays are open to all Upstate students, faculty and staff volunteer – you don’t have to be affiliated with a course. QUICK FACTS Engage Green service days…
  • Call for Nominations: 2024 Student Service Awards
    Do you know a student who has done outstanding work in their SL/CE courses this semester? Give them a chance to be recognized with an award at our 2024 Celebration of Community Engaged Education! Read on for event details and full nomination instructions for student awards. For faculty/staff and community partner award information, click here.…
  • Celebration of Community in Education
    Let’ s Celebrate! Join us for our 2024 Engage Upstate – Celebration of Community in Education. Thursday, April 4 from 3:00-5:00 in the Smith Boardroom of the Health Education Complex. BUT FIRST, we need applications & nominations. Please apply for one or more awards for yourself! Nominate a colleague, student, &/or community partner.  Changes for…
  • Engage Gen Ed Boot Camp – Summer 2024
    In Fall, our first Engage Green instructor cohort led 238 General Education students to blend course content with contributing more than 700 hours serving with the Spartanburg Area Conservancy (see recap). We now invite our second cohort to join this fun and meaning-filled effort! Engage Upstate, together with CAIFS and the Provost’s office, invites you…