The unprecedented scale of destruction of the July 2006 War in Lebanon created a remarkable momentum to volunteer-for-relief among the AUB community and founded a calling that led to a university "Task Force for Reconstruction". After two years of decentralized and sporadic efforts, the Task Force realized the imperative of establishing the Center for Civic Enagement and Community Service (CCECS) in 2008, and to promulgate this concept within the university’s strategic plan.
To position AUB as a frontline responder to societal conflicts and challenges by leveraging operational research, campus community, and socially responsible partners.
Areas of Work
- Engaged Scholars Program (ESP)
- General Education Engagement (GEE)
- Community Strategic Initiatives (CSI)