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.

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2014 Engaged University Report CoverThis new report features a sample of community-engaged teaching at UAA.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS

 

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.

 

  1. Civic Engagement & Learning (CEL)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A292 *Intro to Civic Engagement 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     05:30PM-8:15PM
      ESH 206
      Liston, A 8

      CRN: 72206
      Section: 602
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces students to types of civic engagement in a democracy, practices of engagement and inquiry, and public issues of ethics, environmental sustainability, community building and human and civil rights through readings, reflections and community inquiry.

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    3.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      ESH 204
      Liston, A 0

      CRN: 72207
      Section: 603
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Introduces students to types of civic engagement in a democracy, practices of engagement and inquiry, and public issues of ethics, environmental sustainability, community building and human and civil rights through readings, reflections and community inquiry.

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    Introduces students to types of civic engagement in a democracy, practices of engagement and inquiry, and public issues of ethics, environmental sustainability, community building and human and civil rights through readings, reflections and community inquiry.

  4. A395 Civic Engagement Internship 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      TBA 10

      CRN: 72209
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Internship in which student gains intensive experience applying principles of civic engagement and major-disciplinary knowledge and skills to a community-identified problem. Students are encouraged to do their internships in rural Alaskan or international communities.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and instructor approval.

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    Internship in which student gains intensive experience applying principles of civic engagement and major-disciplinary knowledge and skills to a community-identified problem. Students are encouraged to do their internships in rural Alaskan or international communities.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and instructor approval.

  5. A450 *Civic Engagement Capstone 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.        
      ARR
      Owens-Manley, J 9

      CRN: 72210
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      Integration of major and GER coursework through an individual civic engagement project.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) and GER Tier II and instructor approval.

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    Integration of major and GER coursework through an individual civic engagement project.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) and GER Tier II and instructor approval.

* - Course meets a GER requirement

 

Students - Apply to be an ENGAGE Social Issues Liaison!

Open House Meeting - Thursday, August 28 at 4 p.m. at the CCEL office LIB 211G
We are looking for active student leaders to join our ENGAGE Social Issues team for the 2014-15 and beyond

  • Become a student leader on campus & in the community!
  • Step up to make a difference while learning & developing new skills!
  • Option to earn course credit and tuition awards are available to eligible students

ENGAGE Social Issues program details and student application


Community-Campus Connections

An online portal for making ~ Community-Campus Connections ~

This tool assists community and campus in making connections and partnerships. We welcome students, faculty or staff, and community members to post opportunities for collaboration. Visit the Community-Campus Connections webpage and browse internship, volunteer, research, and other community-engagement opportunities.


Anchorage Neighborhood Tours

Come and explore urban Anchorage! Be part of an Anchorage Centennial Celebration project. 

Details on the tours and project

Walking and biking tours are free and open to the public and will take place in Anchorage neighborhoods this summer: Mountain View 8/16, Spenard 8/23, and Government Hill 9/13.


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.






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