University of Alaska Anchorage
Enroll in a Spring 2020 Course!
Including "Introduction to Civic Engagement," "Indigenous Performance Workshop: The World Around Us," and "Civic Engagement Internship"
Want to be featured in our Community Engagement Partnership Portfolio?
Our partnership portfolio showcases community partnerships between UAA faculty and surrounding communities, and we are always looking for new stories. Submit your project below to be featured!
Community Engaged Spotlight
2019 UAA ACCREDITATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING COMMENDATION:
"Its commitment to community engagement and the Public Square."
Community Engaged Institution
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.
Since 2006, UAA has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a “Community Engaged Institution.” CCEL serves as a central locus for the intersection of student learning, faculty research, and community engagement. UAA uses the Carnegie Foundation's definition of community engagement for our work with communities: "Community Engagement describes the collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity."