Carnegie Mellon University

Campus Civic Engagement Network

The Campus Civic Engagement Network is a group of faculty and staff who informs and guides civic engagement efforts at CMU and supports the operation of the Nexus.

Pam Eichenbaum
Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Engagements, Office of the President
Carnegie Mellon Regional Impact
Email Pam
412-268-1794
Veella Grooms
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for Civility Initiatives
Office of the Dean of Student Affairs
Email Veella
412-268-3592

Judy Hallinen
Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Outreach
Leonard Gelfand Center
Email Judy
412-268-1498

Contact Judy about: planning, implementing and evaluating programs for K-12 students or teachers; PA Act 48 credit for educators; broader impacts strategy development

Alexandra Hiniker
Director, Sustainability Initiatives
Email Alexandra
412-268-6740
Ken Hovis
Assistant Dean for Educational Initiatives
Mellon College of Science
Email Ken
412-268-5934

Jessica Kaminsky
Senior Community Engagement Specialist
Center for Shared Prosperity
Email Jessica

Contact Jessica about: learning about community engagement opportunities, connecting with local non-profit organizations, growing personal capacities and dispositions for social justice, creating community-engaged projects and partnerships

Meggan Lloyd
Coordinator for Student Leadership, Involvement, and Civic Engagement
Office of Student Leadership, Involvement, and Civic Engagement (SLICE)
Email Meggan
412-268-8704

Contact Meggan about: direct service opportunities, Alternative Break experiences, PACE, voter engagement, training on civic engagement best practices, advocacy, getting connected in Pittsburgh

Tim McNulty
AVP-Government Relations
Email Tim
412-268-7778

Jordan Mroziak
Senior Community Engagement Specialist
Center for Shared Prosperity
Email Jordan

Contact Jordan about: learning about community engagement opportunities, connecting with local non-profit organizations, growing personal capacities and dispositions for social justice, creating community-engaged projects and partnerships

Kim Piatt
Director of Experiential Learning for Dietrich College
Dietrich College
Email Kim
412-268-5779

Contact Kim about: experiential learning opportunities (particularly internships and community-based learning in the Pittsburgh area), career and professional development, civic engagement assessment strategies

Deborah Steinberg
Green Practices & Sustainability Manager
Environment at CMU
Email Deborah
412-268-7858

Contact Deborah about: environmental sustainability, responsible daily behaviors, outreach, education, and raising awareness

Therese Tardio
Teaching Professor
Dietrich College
Email Therese

Contact Therese about: community and global engagement (especially in Latin America and/or with Latinx communities locally), experiential learning

Elizabeth Vaughan
James and Sharon Rohr Director of Civic Engagement; Associate Dean of Student Affairs; Director of SLICE
Office of Student Leadership, Involvement, and Civic Engagement (SLICE)
Email Liz
412-268-8704

Contact Liz about: connection to campus and Pittsburgh-based civic engagement opportunities, direct service opportunities, disaster relief response, large-scale programming, food insecurity, promoting civic engagement events to campus