Center for Community Engagement & Learning
The Center for Community Engagement & Learning (CCEL) serves as the intersection of student learning, faculty research and creative activity, and community engagement.Learn about CCEL
2019 UAA ACCREDITATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING COMMENDATION:
"Its commitment to community engagement and the Public Square."
The Center for Community Engagement & Learning (CCEL) serves as the intersection of student learning, faculty research and creative activity, and community engagement. CCEL connects 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 peoples.
The Center is committed to fostering resilient communities through social, economic, and environmental justice in community-campus partnerships. Our work focuses on six core themes: Health & Well-Being; Positive Child & Youth Development; Arts, Language & Culture; Food System; Our Alaskan Environment; and Access to Justice.
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CCEL Public Scholars
A generation's debt inspires UAA's Public Service Scholars to open a dialogue for collaborative solutions
In Fall 2018 CCEL's Public Scholars took part in the "Up to Us" Campus Competition
where they researched and designed a tailored campus campaign to educate their peers
on the national debt and encourage collective action. Kobe Scott, Laruen Criss-Carboy, and Moira Pyhala. (Photo by James Evans / University
of Alaska Anchorage)