Drew is proud to be part of a statewide coalition of colleges and universities, comprising the New Jersey Campus Compact AmeriCorps ChangeBuilder initiative, embarking on a mission to support students in graduating with the necessary skills to make a difference in their local communities.  Changebuilders at Drew engage with peers and community partners while growing personally and professionally through workshops, conferences, and other similar events.  Apply to be a Changebuilder here: Changebuilders Application

New Changebuilder Community Engagement Certificate: An Immersive Experience

There are now two ways to be a Changebuilder at Drew!

As Drew Changebuilders, students in all schools and programs can directly and flexibly get involved in local communities to address issues they care about, support community members, and expand their civic mindsets.

The Changebuilder Community Engagement Certificate is a year-long immersive experience sponsored by Drew’s Center for Civic Engagement and the New Jersey Campus Compact AmeriCorps ChangeBuilder initiative. To learn more about this program and its requirements, please copy and paste this link into your browser:

Contact Coordinator Gionna at with any questions.

Become a Changebuilder!

Changebuilder Scholars Award Winner!

Vanessa Raab (Biology, Public Health and Biochemistry, BA’21) – Drew University!
Scholars were selected through a competitive statewide application process as part of NJ Campus Compact's AmeriCorps Changebuilders program, designed to increase by at least 5,000 the number of civically engaged college graduates who show every day by their deeds their commitment to advancing a vibrant and engaged democracy, while also clearly demonstrating the skills necessary to thrive as a 21st century graduate.