Community Engagement

Naturalization classes at the Carnegie Center

Naturalization classes at the Carnegie Center

Summer Puzzle Challenge at Buzby Homes Village

Summer Puzzle Challenge at Buzby Homes Village

PAL Students Visit the Science Labs

PAL Students Visit the Science Labs

SCCESL Fellows and youth from Buzby Homes Village create a mural for the 48 Blocks Art Festival in June 2019

SCCESL Fellows and youth from Buzby Homes Village create a mural for the 48 Blocks Art Festival in June 2019

SCCESL Fellows at the Campus Kitchen Project at Atlantic City High School

SCCESL Fellows at the Campus Kitchen Project at Atlantic City High School

 

 What is Community Engagement at Stockton University?

  • It co-sponsors programs in the community
  • Opens doors and creates connections for new and improved collaborations
  • Maximizes resources to maintain and establish mutually beneficial relationships with the community
  • Assists our internal and external partners with research activities to deepen the scholarship of engagement

View the Stockton University Engagement Pathway

 

For information on academic courses that have opportunities for community engagement,

please visit the Service-Learning website!

 

For information on Global Engagement, please visit the Office of Global Engagement!

 

Projects & Initiatives

Naturalization Classes (Operating Virtually)

Naturalization classes are taught at the new John F. Scarpa Academic Center in Atlantic City, NJ on Tuesdays from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Any community member eligible to take the naturalization exam is welcome in the class which is facilitated by Stockton students and faculty.

New Angles to Success

New Angles to Success is a mentoring program which offers  Stockton students training on the Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs curriculum and fish biology and angling skills, ecology, stewardship, sea-to-table, food security, ecotourism, and life skills.  Our trained Stockton students will then become valuable mentors to children in grades 5 and 6 from the Atlantic City school district. 

Please click on this link to learn more and sign up to volunteer!

English Learner’s Program - 

Paused for fall 2020

The English class is facilitated by Stockton students:

  • Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church: 118 West Bayview Ave., Pleasantville, 08232 on Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

*Stockton students who wish to volunteer in these programs require preauthorization from the SCCESL.

Food Drive

The SCCESL maintains a food drive for Stockton faculty and staff to contribute. A collection box will be available outside the SCCESL Offices B-106 - B-108. The donations are taken to the New Day Success Center in Galloway.

Afternoon Tea with Older Adults - Paused for fall 2020

The Afternoon Tea with Older Adults is a collaboration between SCCESL, the Pleasantville and Atlantic City Housing Authorities, and Better Tomorrows which offers the opportunity for older adults to play the following games: checkers, chess, cards and dominoes. Sessions will occur from 3:00pm to 4:30pm on the first four Fridays of each month. Please check the "I Want to Volunteer" button for the exact dates and locations.

The Kitchen at Atlantic City (Formerly Campus Kitchen) - 

Paused for fall 2020

Stockton students and Atlantic City High School students work together under the supervision of a professional chef at the Atlantic City High School on Monday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:30pm to prepare and deliver 150 meals for families in need within Atlantic City, Pleasantville, and Galloway. 

After School Programs (Operating Virtually)

The program is a collaboration among the SCCESL, the Atlantic City Police Department (ACPD), the Pleasantville Police Department (PPD), the City of Pleasantville, the Atlantic City Housing Authority and Urban Redevelopment Agency, Better Tomorrows and Michaels Management. On Mondays through Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am and from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, volunteers from the SCCESL will tutor the children via Zoom. Click here to register.

Register to Volunteer

Please be sure to complete a different form for each date on which you intend to participate. Please fill these forms out at least 24 hours before the service project.

Resource Links

Carnegie Seal