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A CWRU student at work abroad

The mission of the Center for Engineering Action is to provide students with opportunities to participate in multi-disciplinary team-based design projects, research and coursework which focuses on advancing the public good through partnerships between local, regional, and global communities and Case Western Reserve University. Read more about our work.

Our Strategy

The Center for Engineering Action serves as a focal point for students, faculty and community partners. Our goal is to lower the barriers for all who want to be involved. We do this through:

  • Supporting student organizations that focus on working with the vulnerable and underserved.

  • Integrating service- and humanitarian-oriented experiential learning into the Case Western Reserve engineering curriculum.

  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with partnering communities, organizations, and academic institutions.

  • Communicating to the Case Western Reserve community, and the public in general, the value and purpose of this work.

  • Promoting available opportunities so all interested students can take advantage of them.

  • Seeking funding opportunities.

  • Advancing the scholarship of service-learning from both technical and pedagogical points of view.

  • Building┬ácapacity in partner communities and institutions┬áby collaboration and training.

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