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 this agency and contribute your thoughts and ideas to the discussion! Pizza is provided by Moose’s Tooth. Note: fee for 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: United Way of Anchorage

Thurs. Nov. 6
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
UAA Consortium Library Room 307
Guest agency: tba

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

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.

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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