University of Delaware

Category: About Us

Looking Back on 2016

My, what a big year 2016 was for the Community Engagement Initiative! In February, Provost Grasso appointed Dan Rich & Lynnette Overby to lead the Initiative, the Office of Service Learning was moved to the Community Engagement Initiative (led by Susan Serra), and an administrative coordinator was hired (yours truly, Valerie Lane). While the number […]

College Initiatives

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources The University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences Cooperative Extension connects the public with university knowledge, research and resources to address youth, family, community and agricultural needs. Students and faculty within other College departments, contribute to society through volunteerism, service learning, and community based research.   College […]

Community Partnerships

If you are interested in partnering with a class or researcher, please submit this online form. Our community partners include: Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Boys and Girls Club Indigenous Pitch ArtsBridge America Chester Community Charter School Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence Early Learning Center West End Neighborhood House Delaware Humane Association Center for Relational Living […]


Campus Compact A national organization consisting of colleges and universities, which supports student and faculty involvement in the community. Visit Campus Compact online at The Research University Community Engagement Network (TRUCEN) A subgroup of Campus Compact, this organization challenges universities to advance civic engagement and engaged scholarship.  Visit TRUCEN online at  Engagement Scholarship Consortium Working […]

Contact Us

Contact the Community Engagement Initiative by email at OFFICE OF THE PROVOST Community Engagement Initiative Dan Rich Director 302-831-3827 Lynnette Young Overby Deputy Director 302-831-3827 Susan Serra Assistant Director, Service Learning 302-831-3188 Valerie Lane Administrative Coordinator 302-831-8672

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