Community and Civic Engagement: Institutionalizing Public Engagement

News & Events

Participate in the Inaugural Mountain West Community Engaged Scholars Summit!

Thursday, October 20th 2016 at the University Center Ballrooms

The 10th Annual Symposium presents a wonderful opportunity to collaborate with regional institutions to celebrate engaged learning and scholarship, sharing work with peers from across Colorado and Wyoming. Co-sponsors include the Campus Compact of the Mountain West.

Summit Program:

9-11:30am Workshop with Dr. Seeley

11:30am-1pm Awards Luncheon & Keynote with Dr. Timothy K. Eatman

1-2:30pm Poster Presentation Click here to SUBMIT a proposal to present!

2:30-4pm CCMW Advisory Committee Meeting

Office of Engagement Releases Three Year Report

This report informs Provost Robbyn Wacker and faculty, student affairs professionals and staff at the University of Northern Colorado and our community partners on progress and accomplishments from the 3-year plan to Institutionalize Community and Civic Engagement.

New Video Highlights Community Based Learning at UNC

Take a look at some of the engaged work going on at UNC!


Community Engagement at UNC from University of Northern Colorado on Vimeo.

Seeking Input on Engaged Courses

Faculty who teach engaged courses (not including Practicum or Internships) are invited to provide feedback through this online form; completion of the form should take less than five (5) minutes. Thank you!

UNC Earns Community Engagement Status from Carnegie Foundation

The UNC Office of Engagement is pleased to announce the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected UNC as one of 240 U.S. colleges and universities to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification.  UNC is among  83 institutions to earn first time classification, and is one of only three universities in Colorado to hold the designation (Colorado State and the University of Denver are the others.) The Carnegie Engagement Classification supports a central value of our institution and mission and provides substance and recognition, informed by national norms. Furthermore, it brings recognition to the important work we do on a daily basis, increases grant opportunities, supports recruitment, and promotes a diverse campus , all of which strengthen our existing and future partnerships in communities locally and globally.

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