Civically Engaged Scholars (CES)

CES Annual Showcase

The CES Annual Showcase is on Marc 2, 2020 from 4 PM to 6 PM in the Student Event Center on the Taylorsville Redwood Campus. If you are a current CES member, you must participate in the Showcase. To prepare to participate in the showcase, please fill out the CES Showcase Application.

CES Graduation! To apply, please fill out the 2020 CES Graduation Application!

The vision of Civically Engaged Scholars is to prepare students for a life of engagement with systems, institutions, and community partners; thus, assisting communities to achieve liberation and self-determination by providing foundational knowledge to approaches and tools of civic engagement.

The mission of Civically Engaged Scholars is to develop, implement, and foster civic and community engagement; nourishing mutual transformative relationships between community organizations and members with SLCC, both as a community and as an institution, will bring equity and justice into the lives of many.

The goal of Civically Engaged scholars is to retain students through co-mentoring spaces and to assist in the completion of their chosen educational path.

The role of Civically Engaged scholars is to support SLCC in its retention of students and completion of educational pursuits.

The Dental Hygiene Program, Occupational Therapy Assistant, and the English Department are Engaged Departments. All graduates from the listed areas are eligible to participate and graduate from Civically Engaged Scholars. Please reach out to your organization’s head person for more information.

Community Engaged Learning and Research
Community Organizing and Activism
Direct Service
Policy and Governance
Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility
Adopted with permission from Stanford University’s Haas Center for Public Service.

Program Requirements*

  • Complete a Service-Learning Credits and Involvement Hours Standard
    • The amount for each requirement can be found by looking at the table below. This table allows the student to pick a Standard that best fits their circumstance.

  • CES CANVAS course (non-credit)
    • Create and Manage Civic Engagement Tab in e-Portfolio
    • Complete CES Orientation
    • Complete Six Concepts
  • Attend University of Utah’s Annual Civic Leadership Conference on the first Saturday in November
  • Spring CES Showcase
  • To graduate, a minimum 3.0 GPA is required

*CES strives to be an accessible, equitable, inclusive, and just program. If you are concerned with a specific requirement, please reach out to the CES Coordinator to discuss possibilities and alternatives.

Program Benefits

How to Join

  1. Register by clicking the blue button at the bottom
  2. Join CES CANVAS through emailed link
  3. Meet with CES Coordinator: Cristobal Villegas

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