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
Spotlight on Engaged Faculty
Kathryn Ohle, an Early Childhood Education professor, won the Selkregg Community Engagement & Service Learning Award in 2015 for her project working to develop early literacy and preserve the Cup'ik language in Chevak, Alaska.
With the assistance of UAA students, Prof. Ohle partnered with Unite for Literacy to translate children's books into Cup'ik language in both online and hard-copy formats.
Read more about Prof. Ohle's work in the Green & Gold news and watch this 5 minute video highlighting the innovative and growing project.
Civic Engagement Certificate
UAA students can earn a Civic Engagement Certificate along with his or her major. This 30 credit Certificate prepares students to become active, effective, ethical citizens in their professional and personal lives.Learn about the Certificate
CCEL collaborates with several special initiatives and partnerships across campus:Urban in Alaska
Dialogues for Public Life Alaskero Partnership
ENGAGE Social Issues
Food Security, Youth & Education, Affordable Housing & Neighborhood Development, Health & Mental Health, Environment & Sustainability - Find out what's happening on campus and in the community around these social issues.ENGAGE Social Issues