Projects & Initiatives

2022-2023

Homework Completion Programs

Stanley S. Holmes Village

The Homework Completion Program in the Community Room at Stanley Holmes Village, located at 1539 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City. From Monday through Thursday from 3:00 pm to 5 pm, volunteers from SCCESL and the ACPD tutor youth in the community room. The program is a collaboration between the SCCESL, the Atlantic City Police Department (ACPD), and the Atlantic City Housing Authority and Urban Redevelopment Agency. The primary goal of the Homework Completion Program is to engage children in their schoolwork and offer children a vision into the potential of a future college education. The program is also meant to foster trust in local police officers.  Visit the SCCESL home page to volunteer at the Homework Completion Program.

Buzby Homes Village

The Homework Completion Program in the Community Room at Buzby Village, located at 600 SOuth Drive, Atlantic City. From Monday through Thursday from 3:00 pm to 5 pm, volunteers from SCCESL and the ACPD tutor youth in the community room. The program is a collaboration between the SCCESL, the Atlantic City Police Department (ACPD), and the Atlantic City Housing Authority and Urban Redevelopment Agency. The primary goal of the Homework Completion Program is to engage children in their schoolwork and offer children a vision into the potential of a future college education. The program is also meant to foster trust in local police officers.  Visit the SCCESL home page to volunteer at the Homework Completion Program.

 Pleasantville Public Library

The Homework Completion Program in the Meeting Room at the Pleasantville Public Library, located at 33 MLK Avenue, Pleasantville. From Monday to Thursday from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, volunteers from SCCESL and the PPD tutor a small number of children at the City of Pleasantville meeting room in the Pleasantville Branch of the Atlantic County Public Library System. The program is a collaboration between the SCCESL, the Pleasantville Police Department (PPD), and the City of Pleasantville. The primary goal of the Homework Completion Program is to engage children in their schoolwork and offer children a vision into the potential of a future college education. The program is also meant to foster trust in local police officers. Visit the SCCESL home page to volunteer at the Homework Completion Program.

Naturalization Classes

The SCCESL offers free, in-person naturalization classes on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Scarpa Academic Center on the Atlantic City campus. Class materials are provided by the Community Relations Officer of USCIS Newark District, and also derived from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Website, under Citizenship Resource Center, at www.uscis.gov/citizenship. If you wish to participate in this program, please e-mail SCCESL@stockton.edu or contact Dr. Merydawilda Colón at 609.652.4535.

Social Hour with Older Adults

The Social Hour with Older Adults is a collaboration between the SCCESL and the Atlantic City Housing Authority. The program offers the opportunity for older adults to engage with Stockton student volunteers to play checkers, chess, cards, bingo, and dominoes. Note that we have transportation available for 4 volunteers per session however, students are welcome to drive themselves. Please register to attend these events on the SCCESL homepage.

The Kitchen at Atlantic City High School

Stockton students and Atlantic City High School students work together under the supervision of a professional chef at the Atlantic City High School on Monday afternoons from 2:30 to 5:00pm to prepare and deliver 150 meals for families in need within Atlantic City and Pleasantville. Visit the SCCESL home page to volunteer.

English Learners Classes - Paused until further notice

School Murals - Paused until further notice

The Stockton Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning partners with the Atlantic City School District to have Stockton students assist in designing and painting murals within the school district.