The CAC provides reciprocal, high-quality learning opportunities for Buffalo State faculty, students, staff, and community members of all ages. The CAC places special emphasis on the needs of families with refugee backgrounds on the West Side of Buffalo and serves as a community-based site for building reciprocal partnerships with Buffalo State and a variety of local organizations.
The CAC will foster the abilities of Buffalo State students, faculty, staff and community members of all ages to actively engage in their communities and develop their social responsibility. As a gateway for Buffalo State’s urban-engaged campus where the city becomes a classroom, the CAC will empower a community of learners to define and create their own success in an increasingly globalizing society.
Erik Nevius, Citizenship Class Volunteer Instructor
Jennifer Serniuk, Program Coordinator, Community Academic Center
Elijah Person, Program Assistant, Community Academic Center
Laura Hill Rao, Director, Civic and Community Engagement Office
Maureen McCarthy, Director, Community Academic Center
Direct delivery of programs that incorporate Buffalo State service learners to work with youth and families;
Support to community partners by identifying training, administrative, and planning needs;
Coordination and collaboration among agencies that will promote effective service provision to youth and families.
To discuss collaborative programs or options for the use of space, please contact the CAC at (716) 878-3289, or email@example.com.
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