Building communities that thrive in the Capital Region and beyond.
ACE builds, maintains, and strengthens a network of partners, initiatives, and communities committed to building a more just, peaceable and humane world.
ACE innovates, demonstrates, and takes to scale evidence-based approaches to community engagement and development that respond to local needs by creating system change.
ACE connects knowledge and action through rigorous experiential learning programs.
ACE cultivates civic health through initiatives that increase social capital of our local, national, and global communities.
ACE builds, develops, and maintains concern for justice and diversity in all our work.
ACE is nationally recognized as a leading model for community-engaged campuses.
The Center for Academic Community Engagement (ACE) takes a leadership role on reducing poverty and social injustice in the Capital Region by facilitating deep, meaningful, and long-term engagement opportunities among Siena students, postgraduates, faculty, and nonprofit community partners. Focusing on five issue areas -- education, health, homelessness, hunger, and justice -- ACE supports and enhances the work of our community partners through a multifaceted DEEP Service approach to capacity building.