Building Strong Communities

The Office of Community Engagement facilitates connections between the University of Maryland and its surrounding neighbors.  Established in 2012, the office has contributed to the University of Maryland public service mission by creating mutually beneficial education, business, government, and community partnerships.

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Office of Community Engagement (OCE)
by the Numbers

 


4000+
Campus / Community Connections
3000+
Total Volunteers Gathered
Fact-Icons-9642
"Making a Difference (MD)" Awards Given
Fact-Icons-97600+
Faculty / Staff Supporters
Fact-Icons-98$500,000+
Annual OCE Investment in the Community
Fact-Icons-10010,000+
Total Volunteer Hours Organized

News

Un mes con acento latino
A feature on female Latina leaders making a difference in their respective communities. 
September 20, 2019
Funcionarios piden apoyo comunitario para éxito del Censo 2020
Government officials plan to work with Latinx community leaders to reach out to predominately Latino or Hispanic communiities for the 2020 Census. 
July 30, 2019
Census Partner Profile
Why Maryland's Largest Univeristy Works to Ensure Everyone Is Counted in 2020
July 24, 2019
Strengthening a Shared Community
Good Neighbor Day Volunteers Work to Improve Greater College Park.
Apr. 15, 2019
Within Your Reach
Bilingual Workshop Offers Resources on College Admissions Process to Local Families.
Mar. 11, 2019
Countdown to the Count
Efforts Begin to Increase Census Accuracy at UMD, College Park.
Nov. 9, 2018
Net Gains
CP Dream Team’s Basketball Game Connects Kids, Police. 
Sept. 18, 2018
 

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Calendar of Events

Good Neighbor Day 2017 - Highlights

Partnerships

Find more information about our existing connections and partners within local and regional communities.