Engage with Huntingdon's lively community through Public Service and Civic Engagement.

Volunteers plant 250 trees on Earth Day to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Huntingdon.

 On Earth Day 2017, Juniata students and professors planted 250 trees in Huntingdon to celebrate the town's 250th anniversary. 

How can I engage? 

1. Community Engaged Learning & Research: Connecting coursework and academic research to community-identified concerns to enrich knowledge and inform action on social issues.

2. Direct Service: Working to address the immediate needs of individuals or a community, often involving contact with the people or places being served.

3. Policy & Governance: Participating in political processes, policymaking, and public governance.

4. Community Organization & Activism: Involving, educating, and mobilizing individual or collective action to influence or persuade others.

5. Philanthropy: Donating or using private funds or charitable contributions from individuals or institutions to contribute to the public good.

6. Social Entrepeneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility: Using ethical business or private sector approaches to create or expand market-oriented responses to social or environmental problems.

We also encourage you to stop by the Office of Community Engagement in the QUEST office. There, we'll help you find the perfect pathway to civic engagement.

Community Engagement Honor Notation

Are you an active participant in volunteer and/or community engagement learning program at Juniata College? If so, you may be eligible for the Community Engagement Honor Notation!

If you have logged 120 hours un-paid volunteer service, you are qualified to have “Exemplary College Engagement” noted on your transcript upon your graduation from the college.

What you need to do:

Complete a Community Engagement Honor Notation Worksheet online or at the Community Engagement Office. With this form you must obtain verification of all service hours completed.

Bring this form to the community engagement office located in the QUEST office. The director or JA will verify and sign off on the hours completed and attach a log of the community engagement hours to the worksheet.

After you obtain a signature, take the worksheet and attached log to the registrar for processing.