Civic and Community Engagement

Calling all changemakers: the world is waiting for you!

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement provides opportunities for Centre students, faculty and staff to engage with local communities through service and civic action. Find a future career in nonprofits or community organizing—or just get started today on making the world a better place. 

The Bonner Program

Managed by the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, the good work of the Bonner Leaders and Scholars at Centre impacts the community through direct service and advocacy for policy change.

Bonner Program

Community Engagement Programs

The mission of Centre College is to prepare students for lives of learning, leadership, and service in a global society. Centre offers a wide-variety of programs and ways to get involved. 

Community Engagement

Centre College named a Voter Friendly Campus

The initiative recognizes institutions that have planned and implemented practices that encourage students to register and vote in the 2022 elections and in coming years. Centre was recognized by the Campus Vote Project and NASPA. 

A badge with the words "Voter Friendly Campus 2023-24"

Meet out team

Caitlyn Barnes

  • Coordinator of Office of Civic & Community Engagement and the Bonner Program/ KY Campus Compact College Coach
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Jessie Weasner

  • Director of Civic & Community Engagement and the Bonner Program
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Nathan Whitlock

  • Assistant Director of Civic Community & Engagement, the Bonner Program