CCEL serves as the intersection of student learning, faculty research and creative activity, and community engagement.  Our mission is to connect academic programs with community needs to use scholarship and action for the mutual benefit of the University and the State, its communities, and its diverse people.

"Teaching Excellence in an ENGAGED University"

2014 Engaged University Report CoverThis new report features a sample of community-engaged teaching at UAA.
Please take a moment to read the stories and celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty, students, and community partners.

Download 2014 Engaged University Report pdf

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ENGAGE Week Nov 3-7

Join us for UAA's 4th Annual ENGAGE Week!
November 3-7
A week filled with activities for students, staff, faculty, and community to explore civic engagement, dialogue on social issues, and learn about community engagement and leadership opportunities.

ENGAGE Week Schedule and Details

DIY Urbanism Workshop

Sunday, November 2, 2014
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Anchorage Museum Reynolds Classroom
Workshop Details and Registration

Think Tank Series

An interactive community engagement experience
A non-profit agency presents a challenge or issue, and attendees brainstorm solutions for the organization. Students, faculty, staff and community members – join us to assist  a local agency and contribute your thoughts and ideas to the discussion!
Pizza provided by Moose’s Tooth. Note: fee for campus parking (and allow time to find parking).

Thurs. Nov. 6
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
UAA Consortium Library Room 307
Guest agency: Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services (RAIS) - Catholic Social Services

Community-Campus Connections

Visit the Community-Campus Connections webpage and browse volunteer, internship, research, and other community-engagement opportunities. 
Students, faculty or staff, and community members can also post opportunities for collaboration. 

Check out the UAACCEL YouTube Channel!

Watch our posted videos now and be sure to subscribe to catch upcoming videos about CCEL projects and community engagement at UAA.

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