Learn about yourself and your community
Take action through service
Advocate for lasting social change
The Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement partners with nonprofits, schools or programs in the Greenville and Pitt County areas that provide services to community members and also provide service and learning opportunities for ECU students, faculty and staff.
Partners encourage members of the ECU community to help in their work and to learn about the community’s vision for its future, thus allowing members of the ECU community the opportunity to fundamentally expand their worldview and understanding of a full range of community issues. With rare exception, all CLCE community partners are external to the university.
CLCE partners are nonprofits, schools, or programs that address social injustices and create positive change within our local, regional, and global communities. As co-educators, CLCE community partners support the beneficial exchange of knowledge, information, and resources for ECU students, faculty, and staff.
Partners serve as co-educators, engaging ECU students, faculty, and staff in meaningful service experiences that support leadership, academic, and civic growth. We believe that partnership is a relational process that supports collaboration, communication, and a commitment to community. CLCE partnerships support the following guiding principles: