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Civic Engagement


Civic Engagement at SU

Student-Led Civic Engagement

Students

ARTS FESTIVAL

The Arts Festival shares its love and passion of the arts with our campus, the local youth, and their families by providing a day of artistic activities and performances from a variety of content areas

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FacultySPLASH

A program that brings high school students to Southwestern for a one-day event in which they sign up for classes taught by Southwestern students, staff, and faculty, as well as other volunteer teachers from the community.
Community Partners

SMArT

A mentoring program that provides Southwestern University students with the opportunity to share their interests in science or math with elementary school students over the course of about 10 weeks.

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Students

COMMUNITY GARDEN

Incorporating the Southwestern and Georgetown local community in sustainable food production that increases knowledge of gardening and benefits local food banks through donations of fresh produce.

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Faculty

OPERATION ACHIEVEMENT

A mentoring and enrichment program which assists selected 6th-8th grade students in the Georgetown Independent School District to develop the discipline & motivation necessary for academic success.

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Community Partners

THE BIG EVENT

An annual, national day of service designed to help connect students and the community by giving students the opportunity to spend four hours volunteering at a wide range of local organizations.

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