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 […]

CCEC Simulates a ‘Night Without a Home’

Photo by Nicole Williams It is a familiar sight in many cities around the world: people building shelters out of cardboard for their families to spend the chilly night in. Some family members are elderly, some are taking care of infants and others have serious injuries and disabilities. Such a […]

Banquet Attendees Educated on World Hunger

Photo by Nicole Williams The Civic and Community Engagement Center sponsored their annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet in the Alumni Lounges on Wednesday. Moderated by Sean Farrell, the event focused on spreading awareness to Ramapo students about poverty levels around the globe. “You might think hunger is about too many people […]

Service Trips Start up at CCEC

Photo by Nicole Williams This Saturday marked the first day the Civic and Community Engagement Center began running community service trips for this school year. The CCEC coordinates volunteer opportunities for the campus community and is a resource for students, clubs and organizations looking to volunteer in the area. Part […]