With thousands of hours of service a year, the Center for Experience and Opportunity helps connect McDaniel College students with a wide variety of community engagement opportunities.
Do GoodGet Involved
Recognized by President Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and with countless partnerships around the world, the Center for Experience and Opportunity helps connect McDaniel College students with a wide variety of community engagement opportunities.
Students find they can contribute to a cause they are passionate about, while also gaining valuable professional experience with so many diverse organizations that are within walking distance or a short drive away. With decades of proven dedication to social justice, McDaniel fosters involvement that changes lives!
A Main Street Community
Westminster is home to many nonprofit organizations, whose missions range from health education to literacy advocates, from environmental activism to youth work.
Whether students want to gain extensive behind-scenes experience of working for a nonprofit, or want to get out into the community to volunteer for a day, we connect students to community organizations and campus organizations dedicated to creating meaningful experiences and improving the world!
Innovation Challenge:Propose your own venture (including social enterprises) and win up to $10,000 and start-up mentorship.
Griswold-Zepp in Student Volunteerism Award: Propose your own community-service project. In past years, students who won the Griswold-Zepp Award have taught social media workshops to nonprofits and sponsored a trip to West Virginia to study the water quality and engage in community clean-ups.
Whether students volunteer locally, nationally, or globally - they make an impact. McDaniel College students consistently log 155,000+ hours of service each year, staying true to global engagement and social responsibility.