Building communities that thrive in the Capital Region and beyond.
Siena’s Center for Academic Community Engagement (ACE) is built on community-engaged learning. Saints who participate in ACE programs have the opportunity to enhance their academic experiences by getting out of the classroom and into the world.
Through any of our programs, current students and postgraduates have the opportunity to build meaningful long-term relationships with nonprofit partners in the Capital Region. ACE members actively engage with the community by participating in both direct and indirect service, providing them experience with real-world issues such as poverty, homelessness, hunger, and social injustice.
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Siena College is proud to have received the prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement classification in 2015. Because of this designation and our commitment to building reciprocal partnerships with our local organizations and community members, ACE has adapted the Carnegie Foundation’s definition of community engagement.
Open VISTA Positions
We are still accepting applications for 2023!
For more information, please reach out to our Assistant Director or VISTA Leaders!
Certificate in Community Development
Considering a career in community service and engagement? Our certificate in community development provides an enriching, hands-on service experience at the urban, rural and global levels.
Center for Academic Community Engagement
Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
St. Thomas More House, 1 Fiddlers Lane, Loudonville, NY 12211