• Students from across the U.S. took part in the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program devoting 10 intense days to reporting on, and beyond, Princeton's campus.
  • The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is excited to announce a new partnership with Enterprise CarShare to support our off-campus volunteer service opportunities. Effective immediately, the Pace Center will no longer manage its own fleet of cars and vans.  
  • Join us for Reflections on Service as Olivier Kamanda '03 and a Princeton faculty member will share how they are inspired to engage in meaningful service in work and in life on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
  • The Community House Summer STEAM Camp is underway! From June 29 through July 31, more than 40 middle school students are learning about science, technology, engineering, the arts and math at this hands-on summer camp.
  • CA is a week-long introduction to meaningful service and community building for incoming freshmen, run by the Pace Center for Civic Engagement. So in honor of the Great Class of 2019, we thought we’d give you the top 19 reasons for why you should participate in CA.
  • We often hear from our students that the service they engage in are meaningful and rewarding. But what are they really learning? To find out, we embarked on a new set of surveys to connect with students throughout the academic year and put our finger on the pulse of what Pace Center students learn from service. Here's a look at what we've found so...
  • Anyssa Chebbi ’18 and Carolyn Beard ’18 became best friends while taking part in Community Action (CA) in the fall of 2014! Hear their story and get to know what makes CA such a great way to start your time at Princeton University.
  • The Pace Center is proud to announce a new interactive Find Your Pace Database where Princeton University students can search hundreds of service opportunities to find the right project, organization or program to join and engage.

News and stories

Thursday, August 27, 2015
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator
The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is excited to announce a new partnership with Enterprise CarShare to support our off-campus volunteer service opportunities. Effective immediately, the Pace Center will no longer manage its own fleet of cars and vans.  
Thursday, August 27, 2015
by Azza Cohen '16
Students from across the U.S. took part in the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program devoting 10 intense days to reporting on, and beyond, Princeton's campus.
Friday, August 21, 2015
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator
Join us for Reflections on Service as Olivier Kamanda '03 and a Princeton faculty member will share how they are inspired to engage in meaningful service in work and in life on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Upcoming Events

September 5, 2015 - 5:00pm to September 10, 2015 - 12:00pm
Community Action (CA) is a week-long introduction to meaningful service and community building for incoming freshmen. In this uniquely immersive orientation experience, CA participants don’t just volunteer; they fully engage with social issues as they eat, sleep, and work in the communities they serve.
Location: Princeton University
September 10, 2015 -
10:00am to 2:30pm

The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is now partnering with Enterprise CarShare to oversee eight vehicles for Pace Center programs, service project

Location: Pace Center Lounge, Frist 201A
September 15, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Join in a conversation with Olivier Kamanda '03, founder and CEO of Ideal Impact, a civic-tech company that engages news readers in social impact and advocacy work. Olivier and a member of our faculty community will speak to how meaningful service impacts their lives and work. Be a part of this dialogue on learning to live the University’s informal motto, In the nation’s service and in the service of all nations.
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall