The Community Engagement Experience (CEE) centers on the concept 'Think Globally; Act Locally.' VIH awardees are charged with forming a team and using their new-found skills, knowledge and passions to impact their local communities in a positive, innovative way. The CEE is to be completed and the CEE Report is to be sent to the Campus Coordinator and Director within 10 days of completing your CEE, at the very latest, by January 30th. The CEE Report must be completed individually. 

CEE Spotlight: Special Topics

#STOPTHESHADE: Exploring the Color Bias

Hard Conversations: Addressing the -Isms

Cultural Diversity Abroad: Finding Your Voice

Campus Immigration: Knocking Down Walls

What Do You Do?: Exploring Sustainability

Approaching Ethical Dilemmas with a Global Perspective


 Cultural Performance


Panel/Speaker & Roundtables

Resources: Fair

Resources: Film Festival

Resources: Workshop

Testimonial Videos: 

Cultural Performance CEE

 Panel CEE

Workshop CEE

Interactive CEE

Time Frame


October November December January


Identify an Issue

Schedule Template

Develop a Vision Statement


Review CEE Financial & Advertising Guidelines

CEE Idea Form: Due September 30

CEE Idea Form Fillable



Conduct a Resource Analysis

Plan the CEE


Meet to review CEE Approval Form

CEE Approval Form: Due October 7

CEE Approval Form Fillable

CEE invitation*

CEE Grant Application



Effective Communication

Conflict Resolution



Update Campus Coordinator Weekly


Update Campus Coordinator Weekly


CEE Report PDF**

CEE Report Word Doc**

Instructional Video: Posting Your CEE Report to Your E-Portfolio

Graduation Requirements



*The VIH Director will attend the first CEEs to which she is invited.


**Students must submit their CEE Reports to their Campus Coordinator within 10 days of completing their CEE. Be sure to save the pdf to your computer before attempting to fill out and save.


*** Feel free to access as additional support is needed.


****Students are encouraged,-but not required-to post a picture, a description of their CEE, and / or the invitation to their CEE on the VIH facebook page so that all members of all cohorts can learn about the local impact that is being made through the CEEs.


Video 1: How to Build Relationships Using Your CEE

Video 2: How to Work With Your Campus Coordinator

Video 3: Painless CEE Planning


General CEE Tools

Share a Document | Send A CEE Invitation | Send an Email | Survey an Audience

Share a Calendar | Record Meeting Minutes | Submit Approval Form

Time Management | Schedule a Meeting 1| Schedule a Meeting 2


“I was familiar with leading through school, clubs, and athletics but this CEE project opened my eyes to a whole other realm of leadership. I was forced to break out of my shell and learn how to converse with business owners, successful adults, and coordinate many people's schedules in a very high stress environment. Working with adults definitely helped define myself as a leader and sculpted me into a more refined person. It forces a sense of professionalism..." ~Angele Hagy, Waynesburg University



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