CHENEY, Wash. - Eastern Washington University has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
A total of 690 higher education institutions were named to this year's Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities.
Combined, the Honor Roll awardees engaged 3.1 million students in community service for a total of 118 million service hours. That's 2.5 billion dollars in value to communities across the country.
EWU's new Office of Community Engagement connects the campus to the wider community through meaningful, reciprocal partnerships in order to enrich student learning, address critical community needs and foster a culture of civic responsibility and community engagement.
Selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of Eastern's commitment to service and civic engagement on your campus and in our nation.
The entire Honor Roll is available at http://www.nationalservice.gov/honorroll/.
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