Tag: CCEC

Ramapo responds to LGBTQIA+ youth homelessness crisis

Photo courtesy of Civic & Community Engagement Center During the week of Nov. 15, Ramapo dedicated their time and resources to 2020’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW), a movement set to end hunger and homelessness. Since 1975, the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against […]

Ramapo aids students in the voter registration process

Photo by Danielle DeAngelis Ramapo’s Civic and Community Engagement Center (CCEC) recruited students with a row of tables and posters on Laurel Hall’s basketball courts. The mission? Getting as many college students on campus to register to vote on National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 24. The voting registration event, annually held by […]

Ramapo students gather to view State of the Union

Photo by Jordan Elstad President Trump delivered the 96th annual State of the Union address Tuesday night, and Ramapo students gathered at Padvano Commons to watch and discuss. The event was low-key, offering food for students and screening the address on two separate networks in order to maintain a sense […]

NJ bill brings Oxfam Hunger Banquet closer to home

Photo by Scott Yunker A recently-proposed bill package in the New Jersey State Assembly localized a global issue at the Civic & Community Engagement Center’s annual Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, held Wednesday night in the Alumni Lounges. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced legislation aimed at reducing food insecurity within New […]

CCEC hosts post election discussion on vulnerability

Photo courtesy of Craig J. Coughlin, Facebook This election season came filled with excitement and apprehension, and it is still unclear how the results of the midterm elections will impact the country in the upcoming years. The Civic & Community Engagement Center invited students to attend an open discussion on […]

CCEC hosts informative trivia night

Photo by Kimberlee Bongard The Civic and Community Engagement Center held their second annual Quiz Bowl as a part of Community Engagement week. Dr. Walter T. Brown, a professor of history and international studies, and CCEC student coordinator Achyut Gautam emceed each round with questions about current events and global […]

CCEC’s Hunger Banquet brings awareness to poverty

Photo by Hope Patti Hosted in the Alumni Lounges by the Civic and Community Engagement Center, the Oxfam Hunger Banquet was the capstone event of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and set out to bring awareness about poverty and hunger. Using three different areas, the banquet highlighted the differences between […]

Lenape Chief gives talk on rights of indigenous people

Graphic courtesy of Ramapough Lenape Nation, Facebook November is Native American Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. In honor of this month, Ramapo College invited elected Lenape Chief Dwaine Perry to join the Civic and Community Engagement Center, or CCEC, for a discussion […]

CCEC plans annual alternative break trips abroad

Photo courtesy of Kansas Photo, Flickr The Civic and Community Engagement Center offers Alternative Break Trips to students during winter and spring break. These trips provide students the option to make the most of their breaks, as they travel to an area and volunteer for the week. This winter, the […]