Wagner College (USA)

Wagner CollegeWagner sits on a hilltop overlooking Manhattan, the Atlantic Ocean and New York Harbor in the borough of Staten Island. Located just twenty-five minutes from Manhattan, the College’s suburban setting provides the serenity of a quiet campus as a complement to the excitement of New York City. Wagner’s 2000 students have access to world-class arts performances,world-renowned museums, great professional athletics, Wall Street, Times Square and more. Wagner College’s website>>

Civic Innovations Program

Wagner Civic InnovationsCivic Innovations addresses needs of disadvantaged youth and is a collaboration between Wagner College and youth serving agencies on Staten Island. CI promotes two program strategies: Community-Connected Departments and a Youth Advocacy Consortium. The model transforms college and community by implementing institutional and curricular changes that integrate service-learning pedagogy and civic engagement values, while utilizing college student and faculty expertise to enhance lives of disadvantaged youth. Learn more>>

 

Civic Engagement Certificate Program

Wagner CE Certificate ProgramThe Civic Engagement Certificate Program was designed for those students who actively participate in community initiatives in addition to the civic engagement requirements for graduation.  Students are encouraged to become active community partners through co-curricular clubs and organizations (which are all required to engage in a community service project), through a variety of service-oriented organizations on campus (such as Alpha Phi Omega or Habitat for Humanity), through elective courses which require involvement outside the classroom, and through independent initiatives which are grounded in the particular passions of individual students. Among other requirements, students in the Program must complete five (5) courses and a total of 270 experiential learning hours over four years. Learn more>>