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Westfield Engages (WE)

Increasing Ways to Connect with and Enrich the Greater Community.

Welcome to Westfield Engages (WE), the Westfield State University Civic Engagement Initiative.  As a public institution of higher education, Westfield State University has a special responsibility to our immediate community and beyond. WE is an effort to acknowledge, strengthen and expand civic learning and civic engagement activities and opportunities at Westfield, consistent with our Strategic Plan Goal Five. 

Strategic Plan Goal Five

  • 5.1. Expand Service Learning Opportunities.
  • 5.2. Promote Faculty – Staff–Student – Community Engagement.
  • 5.3. Participate in the Revitalization of Downtown Westfield.
  • 5.4. Contribute to the Social, Cultural, and Educational Vitality of the Region.

Civic Engagement Submission

5+
International service learning courses each year
60,000+
Student volunteer hours each year