The Center for

Civic Engagement

Active citizenship is a core part of the mission of Hofstra University, which offers educational, cocurricular, and cultural programs and activities that foster an awareness of local, national, and global issues.

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) educates students in democratic values by actively engaging them as knowledgeable citizens in collaborative partnerships with their campus, local, state, national, and global communities.

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Linda Longmire

Philip Dalton
Associate Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric

Room 208 Mason Hall 
Phone: 516-463-5828
Email | Bio


Kali Winn
Graduate Assistant for On-Campus Events and Civic Literacy
MA Forensic Linguistics 2021

Gabriela Rojas
Graduate Assistant for Community Partnerships
MA Forensic Linguistics 2022

Undergraduate Fellows

Alexandra Attilli
Alexis Hughes
Anna Kizito
Antonia Moffa
Daria Valan
Isabella Burckhardt
Jasmin Cruz
Jenna Reda
Lauren Ballinger
Micaela Erickson
Olivia Tu
Rebecca Bero
Margaret Engel
Damali Ramirez
Joany Espinal
Sage Wenninghoff

  • Karen Albert
  • Craig Dalton
  • Phil Dalton
  • Michael D’Innocenzo
  • Carolyn Eisenberg
  • David Green - Events
  • Martine Hackett
  • Kari Jensen
  • Andrea Libresco
  • Andrea Nerlich
  • Martin Melkonian
  • Chris Neidt
  • Nancy Richner
  • Cindy Rosenthal
  • Benita Sampredo
  • Sandi Stacki
  • Mary Anne Trasciatti
  • Debra Goodman
  • Katrina Sims
  • Alicia Bosley
  • Aashish Kumar
  • Mario Murillo
  • Anthony Robinson
  • Linda Longmire


Community Partnerships

CCE has organized dozens of ...

On-Campus Events

 ... forums, conferences, debates, workshops, exhibitions, cultural gatherings, and performances around several important themes including nonviolence, social justice, sustainability, the democratic process, and globalization.