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CCEL Staff

CCEL Faculty Fellows

  • Dr. Irasema Ortega, CESAs

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    Dr. Irasema Ortega
    Assistant Professor, Elementary Education, School of Education
    Community Engaged Student  Assistants

    Dr. Ortega provides guidance and mentorship to Community Engaged Student Assistants. She meets with them twice a semester to prepare them to showcase their faculty support projects at the Annual Community Engagement Forum. Dr. Ortega also mentors other faculty in engaged scholarship.

  • Dr. Stephanie Bauer, Dialogues for Public Life
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    Dr. Stephanie Bauer
    Chair and Associate Professor, Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
    Dialogues for Public Life

    Co-sponsored by CCEL and The Ethics Center at UAA, Drs. Aguiniga and Bauer provide Dialogues for Public Life trainings for facilitators to moderate dialogue and expand the capacity of campus and community to discuss challenging social issues in productive and meaningful ways.

  • Marsha Olson, Democracy & Civic Action
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    Marsha Olson
    Term Instructor, Communication, Community & Technical College
    Democracy & Civic Action

    Marsha Olson is the campus representative from CCEL for the American Democracy Project with AAC&U. Olson teaches several GER courses in Communication at UAA and started the Campus Vote project here through her service-learning courses. She was instrumental in developing UAA's first Democracy & Civic Action Week. UAA now participates in the national project to increase youth voting, the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) with Tufts University.


CCEL Office

Center for Community Engagement and Learning
University of Alaska Anchorage
LIB 211-N
Anchorage, AK  99508

Phone: 907-786-4062

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 CCEL is located on the 2nd floor of the UAA/APU Consortium Library in the Government Documents area.