About the Center

Methodist University has been actively involved in supporting the local community since its founding in 1956. This initiative is more intentional through the creation of the Center for Community Engagement in 2012. The Center offers students opportunities to participate in Read More …

Partners

The Center for Community Engagement partners with a variety of local organizations to serve the local community. American Red Cross American Red Cross Community Engagement Club The Arts Council Bahamas Methodist Habitat Boys and Girls Club Camp Rockfish Cap Haitian Read More …

Student Projects

Students work on a landscaping project

Thinking about getting involved in a Community Engagement Project? Here are a few questions to ask yourself first: What is the purpose? Who is the target audience? What is the intended impact on that audience? Who will manage/lead? Who can Read More …

Ongoing Opportunities

The Arts Council Project Information: The Arts Council Gretchen Anderson, Operations Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator, Ext. 233 301 Hay St Fayetteville, NC 28301 Ph: (910) 323-1776 gretchena@theartscouncil.com Project Description: Gallery Greeters: Do you enjoy greeting the public? Do you have a passion Read More …

Completed Projects

Spring 2020 Red Cross Blood Drive Community Engagement Fellows partnered with Red Cross to organize and host a successful blood drive on campus. Students, faculty, staff, and community members donated blood and plasma critical for hospital use during the Covid19 Read More …

The Lion’s Share Food Pantry

What? The Lion’s Share (Campus Food Pantry) Who? For members of the MU Campus Community (Faculty/Staff/Students) When? Open for distribution Monday – Friday 8 AM -5 PM Closed on Wednesdays 10AM -12 Noon Where? The Lion’s Share Food Pantry is Read More …

Center for Community Engagement

One of the things that I find exciting in the Center for Community Engagement is to be a part of getting students engaged within the community. MU is not an island, but a part of what makes Fayetteville a better Read More …

Community Engagement Fellows

Methodist University has been actively involved in supporting the local community since its founding in 1957. The Community Engagement pathway of the MU Journey gives students the opportunity to engage in meaningful projects and career preparation. The Center for Community Read More …