Office of Student Athlete Engagement

The Office of Student Athlete Engagement promotes the service component of the Defiance College Culture of Engagement through partnerships and providing service opportunities for teams within the curriculum and co-curriculum. The Office works with others to develop and maintain partnerships with community organizations and coordinates service opportunities locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community partners.

Community Partners

The following is a list of agencies that have been a part of the service learning program at Defiance College.

  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • AmericaReads
  • Ark Preschool
  • Big Brothers / Big Sisters
  • BoyScouts of America
  • Brookview Health Care Center
  • Camp Libbey
  • Community Pregnancy Center of NW Ohio / Project Respect
  • DASH
  • DCTV
  • Defiance Middle School
  • Defiance 2000
  • Defiance Area YMCA
  • Defiance County Extension 4-H
  • Defiance County Humane Society
  • Defiance County Senior Service Center
  • Family and Children First Council
  • Five County Alcohol / Drug Program
  • Four County Family Center
  • Four County Career Center/Adult Education (ABLE - GED)
  • Friends of the Library
  • Girls Scouts
  • Good Samaritan School
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Harborside Health Care
  • HOSTS Program - Slocum Elementary School
  • HOSTS Program - Ayersville Elementary School
  • Island Parkway Manor
  • Northwest Ohio Community Action Comission
  • Head Start
  • PATH Center
  • SPARK Tutorings Program
  • Skylark Youth Center
  • The Ability Center
  • The Laurals of Defiance
  • The United Way of Defiance County
  • Volunteer Connection
  • Women and Family Service
  • Women's Club


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