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.

"Teaching Excellence in an ENGAGED University"

2014 Engaged University Report CoverThis new report features a sample of community-engaged teaching at UAA.
Please take a moment to read the stories and celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty, students, and community partners.

Download the 2014 Engaged University Report PDF

Download the 2011 Engaged University Report PDF


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Think Tank Series

An interactive community engagement experience
A non-profit agency presents a challenge or issue, and attendees brainstorm solutions for the organization. Students, faculty, staff and community members – join us to assist  a local agency and contribute your thoughts and ideas to the discussion!
Pizza is provided by Moose’s Tooth. Note: fee for campus parking (and please allow extra time to find parking).

Thurs. Oct. 9
1:00-2:15 p.m.
UAA Consortium Library Room 307
Guest agency: Housing Anchorage (a collaboration that includes: Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, the Anchorage Community Development Authority, Cook Inlet Housing Authority, Rasmuson Foundation and United Way of Anchorage)
Topic: How can we spur housing development in Anchorage that is affordable to our workforce?
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Thurs. Nov. 6
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
UAA Consortium Library Room 307
Guest agency: Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services (RAIS) - Catholic Social Services

ENGAGE Week Nov 3-7

Mark your calendars for the 4th annual ENGAGE Week!
November 3-7
Check back for details and schedule of activities.

Community-Campus Connections

Visit the Community-Campus Connections webpage and browse volunteer, internship, research, and other community-engagement opportunities. 
Students, faculty or staff, and community members can also post opportunities for collaboration. 

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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