The Center for Social Impact is currently located in SL 214.

We are also available via video chat, phone, or email.

General questions can be directed to 801-863-8786 or socialimpact@uvu.edu.

Contact information for individual team members can be found on our "who we are" page.

Masks are currently recommended on UVU campus. To learn more about UVU's mask guidelines, please visit this page

Our Mission:

We develop Active Citizens Who Make Social Impact with our communities

At the Center or Social Impact we provide curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular student experiences in six diverse pathways of social impact. Whether a student, faculty, staff, or community member, you can participate in various programs and events, volunteer or recruit volunteers, and enhance your academic experience through our coursework, research, and scholar distinction. Learn more about our approach. Learn more about each individual pathway by clicking the icons below.

Direct Service

Community Engaged Learning & Research
Social Entreprenuership and Corporate Social Responsibility
Policity and Governance
Community Organizing and Activism
Philanthrophy

Current Highlights + Services

Fresh food fridays

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Fresh Food Fridays is a new program to bring fresh produce to UVU students. Students just need a reusable bag and a UVU ID to shop the fresh fruits and vegetables. This free event will be:

January 14

January 28

Come check us out in the SLWC Demo Kitchen, 1 - 3 pm.

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This year’s virtual event will include:

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Alternative Breaks

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Alternative Breaks are trips where students study and engage social issues through one or more of the six Pathways of Social Impact. We use important methodologies like systems thinking and equity-centered community design (ECCD). 

 

 

 

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Food Pantry

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  • Currently filling online orders.
  • Orders placed by Wednesday at 5 pm, will be available to pick up on Fridays, 8 am - 5 pm
  • Delivery may be available--apply here:  https://connect.uvu.edu/forms 
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NSF Grant

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Through the Utah Lake National Science Foundation project, students are conducting service-learning, primarily in the form of community-based research, aimed at informing policy makers in efforts to rejuvenate the lake at the heart of this community.

 

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Community Partners

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We offer several ways for students to get involved in community organizations including service-learning classes, service fairs, campus advertising, and our online database. Learn more about becoming a community partner.

 

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Center for Social Impact News

 

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Center for Social Impact: Room SC-105 | Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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