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Be an agent of change in your community–& the world.
At Worcester State, we dare to dream big when it comes to community impact. As an integral part of the Worcester community since our founding in 1874, we have forged countless partnerships with local organizations and contributed millions of service hours towards the common goal of inspiring positive change ––and our impact goals do not stop at our borders.
Opportunities to get involved.
Discover all the inspiring community projects that earned Worcester State the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching.
John J. Binienda Center for Civic Engagement.
Multidisciplinary programs encourage collaboration among faculty and local organizations and businesses to develop student projects and internships.
Worcester State University's Speech-Language-Hearing Center helps people of all ages with communication disorders and differences, including difficulties with articulation, fluency, voice, language, and hearing.
Intensive English Language Institute
Committed to helping non-native English speakers gain the language and social literacy they need to succeed.
Latino Education Institute
Improving the academic achievement and well-being of Latino students (grades K-16) and their families from the City of Worcester.
Check out all the ways Worcester State is responding to the needs of our community—the city of Worcester, Worcester County, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in particular.
Internships, practicums, & clinicals
Hands-on learning opportunities with local businesses, healthcare organizations, and non-profit community partners offer students a chance to apply their knowledge in real and meaningful ways.
Around the World
Worcester State students and faculty are working in health clinics, schools, conservation areas, and other locations around the world, such as our service-learning program in Managua, Nicaragua.Learn More
Around the World
At Worcester State, we believe seeing the world is the first step to creating positive global change. We encourage students to pursue a study abroad experience to gain the global perspective and cultural literacy required for success in today’s multinational job market. By witnessing global challenges first hand, our students will be better prepared to help change the world for the better.Learn More
By the numbers.
Number of hours that students volunteered for community projects
Total number of students who completed 161,255 hours of service in 473 engagement opportunities
Students who completed service-learning projects
Students placed in internships