Urban in Alaska: A Creative Placemaking Initiative
The Center for Community Engagement & Learning at UAA and partner organizations host the Urban in Alaska conference and workshop for faculty, students, and community members to engage in dialogue about social issues and the design of public space...creative placemaking.
Urban & Rural in Alaska: Community Engagement at UAA
A conference and network for
faculty, students & community members to engage in dialogue together.
The conference will begin with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and include morning breakout sessions featuring community-engaged projects with faculty, community partners and students presenting together in Rasmuson Hall classrooms. Continue with an extended lunch in the Student Union with community engagement "rapid fire" presentations by faculty across the curriculum, and conclude the day with community networking sessions around different issue areas, such as Environment & Public Safety, Youth & Education, Homelessness & Substance Abuse, Arts in Community, Women's Issues, & A Welcoming Community. Community organizations will have tables set up to network with faculty and students around new projects or research as collaborations to address community issues.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Conference registration will open in early March - check back soon!
Presented by UAA Center for Community Engagement & Learning and co-sponsored by The University Honors College.