We value the assets of individuals, offices, programs and organizations housed throughout the university and community. We recognize and affirm that community engagement and service exist beyond the scope of the CCES.
We value PLU’s role as a neighbor, a learner, and an asset in the Parkland, Tacoma, and Pierce County communities. Additionally, we recognize PLU’s global influence and affirm community engagement, service-learning and community partnerships regionally, nationally and internationally.
Vocation of a citizen
We value meaningful reflection and dialogue about the role that community engagement and service play in one’s life. We recognize that part of our vocational identity is grounded in our civic commitments and relationship to our community.
We affirm higher education’s original mission to serve the common good. We recognize that teaching and learning is not confined to the academy and believe that community members carry great wisdom invaluable to the learning process.