Community Engagement

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Track Description

The Honors Community Engagement Track prepares students to be engaged community members. Students will acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to participate in civic life through the provision of service and assistance to their communities.

Students graduating with Honors in Community Engagement will demonstrate the skills, disposition, and knowledge necessary to engage with community issues through an informed, participatory lens.

Community Engagement Faculty


  • Donna Aguiniga - Lead Track Faculty
  • Mychal Machado
  • Brian Partridge

Office Hours:

Honors Track faculty are off-contract for summer semester. For questions related to Honors over the summer, please contact Honors Academic Board Chair, Donna Aguiniga at

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If you have any questions about the Community Engagement Track, please contact Donna Aguiniga at


Honors Scholar Highlights

Coming Fall 2022!


Community Engagement Track requirements:

Graduating with Honors is available to both Associate and Bachelor degree-seeking students, though each has a separate set of requirements. Go to the Community Engagement Track Requirements page to see what is required to graduate with honors.

Community Engagement Requirements


Portfolio Requirements: Share your Honors story

Every Honors College student will create an ePortfolio showcasing their Honors experiences and academic accomplishments. To learn more about these ePortfolios, and what they should encompass, select the link below.

Honors ePortfolios

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