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 Philanthropy & Foundations
"The Role of Foundations in Philanthropy & Place-making in Community"
*Watch this video from last year's panel event and get a sneak peek*
What is philanthropy? What does a foundation do? How are philanthropy and foundations important to our community and how is each distinct in what it contributes? What is the history of philanthropy in Alaska and in what direction is it headed? Join the Civic Engagement: Learning by Giving class and our Foundation Panel, and learn more about the world of philanthropy in Anchorage!
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 • 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Allied Health Science Building (AHS) Room 106
Guest Speaker Panel:
Ira Perman, Executive Director, Atwood Foundation; Mariko Sarafin, Program Associate, Alaska Community Foundation; Sammye Pokryfki, Senior Vice-President, Rasmuson Foundation; Megan Riebe, Executive Director, University of Alaska Foundation
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1775962205977716/
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