Yes, the two posts during the research phase do seem similar! Both development community engagement in the higher education setting. They seem to have both done some interesting projects, as you pointed out.
You can read even more about what they do at the link at the bottom of my post under "References".
If you're interested about the work Messiah College does to promote and engagement students in the community and other civic engagement opportunities, you can check out the Service-Learning Center's website at http://www.messiah.edu/agape.