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serving our communityStudent Engagement and Leadership (SEaL) builds community partnerships and connects students with volunteer opportunities. SEaL challenges CSCC students to make an impact in our community. Please review the opportunity calendar; if you have a particular interest and/or would like to learn more about serving our community, please contact to be added to our community service listserv.

Discover and educate yourself about all the ways you can make a difference in the community and around the world.

Become a member of the SEaL Service Team!
Spread the word on Facebook—and invite your friends to take part too.

Attend “WWYD?”; A discussion about ethics, responsibility and action.
Share information about volunteerism with your friends, family, and community.


  • Become a Volunteer.
  • Become a S.O.S. Leader & lead a volunteer team.
  • Advocate volunteerism and serve our community.

To sign up volunteer opportunities, please e-mail or visit SEaL in NH 116.


Spring 2014 Service Calendar

February 8 - Saturday of Service (SOS) Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbus

February 11 - Community Service Fair, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Nestor Hall Lounges

March 10-13 - Alternative Spring Break "Staycation"

March 26 - Women's HERstory Awards, Co-sponsored with Global Diversity and Inclusion

March 29 - CSLS Service Cornerstone, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., WD 404

April 5 - Saturday of Service (SOS), Programming TBA

Service Program Descriptions

(SOS) Saturday of Service: What message are we sending to the community?
SEaL hosts a community service project one Saturday a month. Service projects are open to staff, faculty and students; if anyone, including not-for-profit organizations have a project idea, they may e-mail SEaL wants to send a message to the community that we care and desire to make a genuine difference in our surrounding neighborhoods.

Community Service Fair
Community Service Fair hosts multiple organizations from across the central Ohio area to speak to students about various volunteer opportunities. Students are also given the opportunity to participate in an onsite service project.

Alternative Spring Break "Stay-cation"
The Stay-cation is a program that allows students to engage in community service in Columbus over spring break. SEaL will be planning three days of service (March 10-13, 2014) in the local community. Possible projects include serving with a local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, serving at a local homeless shelter, serving at a local soup kitchen, serving with an animal shelter, etc. For more information or to sign up, stop by the office of Student Engagement and Leadership in Nestor Hall 116 or email


BLOOD DRIVES (Nestor Hall Study Lounge) 

Columbus State Community College hosts Blood Drives each semester; The Red Cross accepts both appointments and walk-ins.  To schedule an appointment, please visit: and type in Sponsor Code: cougars

Any questions? Call (614) 287-5092.

Serve our community & give at one of CSCC’s Blood Drives:

Wednesday, January 15th

Monday, January 27th

Tuesday, February 4th

Monday, February 17th

Monday, March 24th

Thursday, April 10th

Monday, April 21st