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Compassion in Action

This page is dedicated to showcasing examples of charitable acts and service projects that permeate the ethos of the CCSU campus. If you would like to highlight the work that you or your group is doing, please send your information including website link if available to: ccsucompassion@gmail.com

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"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

        ~ Maya Angelou

Forum for Contemplative Practices

The CCSU Campus of Compassion campaign was first suggested by members of The Forum that emphasizes the value of contemplative practices as one means to build a more just, peaceful and compassionate world.

For More Info Visit . . . web.ccsu.edu/seps/departments/counselingfamilytherapy

CCSU Community Engagement

The Office of Community Engagement is at the center of many of the service learning opportunities that benefit the city of New Britain and the wider region.

For More Info Visit . . . www.ccsu.edu/ce

Community Central

A major project of the Office of Community Engagement, Community Central is located in downtown New Britain. It provides opportunities for every CCSU student to engage in his or her community in meaningful ways.

For More Info Visit . . . web.ccsu.edu/communitycentral/

Department of Psychological Science Compassionate Community Award

The "Developing a Compassionate Community" award provides an opportunity to apply the principles of psychology in a way that will enhance and better the community.

For More Info Visit . . . www.ccsu.edu/psychology

CCSU Sandwich HerosSandwich Hero Project

Every month a different group of CCSU students, faculty, or staff gathers together at the Newman Center to make 150 sandwiches for the homeless people that fill the South Park Inn shelter every night.

Image Above - Congratulations and thank you to the SUOAF Sandwich Heroes who completed 170 sandwiches for the South Park Inn shelter on March 22, 2017 in a record breaking time of 33 minutes -  giving credence to the saying that "many hands make light work."

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Hearts and Minds without Fear

Based on the title of their book, CCSU Professors Barbara Clark and Joss French work with preservice teachers in elementary education using an authentic compassionate community based paradigm of teaching and learning.

For More Info Visit . . . www.infoagepub.com/products/Hearts-and-Minds-Without-Fear

CCSU Food Pantry

Maria A. Alvarez FOOD PANTRY

A FREE Service for ALL Current CCSU Students, Faculty & Staff Who Are in Need of Food Assistance

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CCSU JumpstartCCSU JumpStart

CCSU Jumpstart matches committed and passionate CCSU students to with preschool-age children in New Britain to work on reading, writing and social skills.

For More Info Visit . . . www.ccsu.edu/ce/jumpStart.html

CCSU Habitat for Humanity

The CCSU Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity assists on projects in the Hartford and New Britain areas, and soon we will begin assisting the Middlesex Area Habitat for Humanity on their future projects in Middletown.

For More Info Visit . . . ccsu.collegiatelink.net/organization/habitatforhumanity/about

ABCCSU - Pre-K Olympics (Fitness & Literacy)

Sponsored by HRA Early Childhood Learning Programs and Central CT State University Department of Social Work.

Held in November and April. More to come soon.

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