CCEL serves as the intersection of student learning, faculty research and creative activity, and community engagement. Our mission is to connect 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 people.
This new report features a sample of community-engaged teaching at UAA.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS
Come and explore urban Anchorage! Be part of an Anchorage Centennial Celebration project.
Walking and biking tours are free and open to the public and will take place in Anchorage neighborhoods this summer:
Fall Civic Engagement & Learning Classes
Students - take a Civic Engagement & Learning class this fall!
Expand your learning from the classroom to the community. CEL A292 Introduction to Civic Engagement fulfills 3 credits of Social Sciences GER.
* - Course meets a GER requirement
Faculty Funding Opportunities for Fall 2014
Faculty Minigrants - proposal deadline August 22
A request for proposals is now open for faculty minigrant funding to conduct community engaged research or to plan and carry out community projects. Awards of up to $2,000 are open to full-time faculty in all UAA schools and colleges and at all campuses.
Community Engaged Student Assistants (CESA) - proposal deadline August 22
Apply for tuition awards for your Community Engaged Student Assistant (CESA) to support your community-engaged teaching, research, or creative activity.
Students - Apply to be an ENGAGE Social Issues Liaison!
We are looking for active student leaders to join our ENGAGE Social Issues team for the 2014-15 and beyond!
An online portal for making ~ Community-Campus Connections ~
Check out the UAACCEL YouTube Channel!
Watch our posted videos now and be sure to subscribe to catch upcoming videos about CCEL projects and community engagement at UAA.