CSUS Capitol University Service Corps is an AmeriCorps Program that
started in 1999 and is housed in the College of Health and Human
Services. The University Service Corps supports 32 AmeriCorps members
annually. Members are placed at K-12 schools within the Folsom-Cordova
Unified School District, the Cordova Recreation and Park District,
and the Healthy Start Cordova Community Collaborative. The program
serves children ages 6 to 11 years old at Rancho Cordova Elementary,
White Rock Elementary, Riverview Elementary, and Williamson Elementary
schools. CSUS students serving in the AmeriCorps program are striving
to make a difference in the lives of hundreds school children by
leading after-school programs and serving as tutors and role models
for at-risk children. K-12 teachers refer children to the program
based on need.
The Capitol University Service Corps motto is: To care, To Serve
and To Learn. The three main goals of the program and other organizations
is to increase the academic standing of each child in the program
through a healthy, safe, and nurturing learning environment.
Capitol University Service Corps Profile
- Approximately, $90,000 in education awards have been awarded
to CSU students through the Capitol University Service Corps Program.
- Over the past 4 years approximately 85 CSU students participated
in the Capitol University Service Corps Program contributing 38,250
hours of community service.
- Currently, 15 students are participating in the Capitol University
Service Corps Program.
“Right when I walk through the door, I have four girls who
come up to me every day giving me hugs all the time. It’s
a great feeling as you walk through the door.” – University
Service Corps Member.
For More Information Contact:
Phone: (916) 278 - 7256