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  • Susan Dicklitch
  • The Ware Institute has forged relationships with community partners, both locally and globally, in order to provide a wide range of community-based learning experiences for students who have a strong desire to help make a difference in their school, their community, and their world.

    I invite you to browse our web pages, visit our office, call or email the Ware Institute to learn more about our local and global programs, and volunteer opportunities.

    Susan Dicklitch, Ph.D 
    Associate Dean of the College
    Director, The Ware Institute for Civic Engagement
    Professor, Department of Government

Ware Is Your Impact?

The Ware Institute for Civic Engagement provides high-quality, transformative experiential learning opportunities that empower students to make a positive impact within their local and global communities. 

We create connections between the classroom and the community.

The Ware Institute for Civic Engagement

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  • PIT 2010
  • PIT: Putting It Together in the Community
  • For first-years only! 

    A pre-orientation program for students who have a passion for community and service. 

    APPLICATION PERIOD: May 15 - June 15

    Click the ling to the web page for more information. 

    The PIT program has been designed to accomplish the following goals:

    • Acclimate first-years to the F&M Community by introducing them to campus leaders, club opportunities and campus life.
    • To break down the barrier between the F&M community and the Lancaster community, demonstrating our responsibilities beyond campus and the positive, powerful effects we can have.
    • creating opportunities for first-year students to be immersed in community service projects
    • nurturing the leadership qualities of students who choose to act in the Lancaster community for the sake of others
    • encouraging first-year students to think critically about social issues and human need at the individual, communal, societal, and global levels.
  • Steinman College Center
  • The Ware Institute for Civic Engagement is located in Steinman College Center, second floor, room 208.

    Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
    Voice: 717-291-4164
    Fax: 717-358-4486