Engaged Scholar Fellowship: Apply Now!

The Office of Engagement invites applications from faculty at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) for the Engaged Scholar Fellowship. Faculty selected to participate in this initiative will work collaboratively with the Office of Engagement, the Director of Engagement, and with engaged faculty colleagues from across campus.

To view the full description and qualifications for this position, please click here.

For inquiries about this position, please email


Engaged Faculty Forum: Applying for Community Engaged Learning: A Course Designation

The Office of Engagement invites you to this professional development opportunity devoted to engaged curriculum and pedagogies with a view to adding a new UNC Community Engaged Learning (CEL) course designation to courses they teach or are planning to teach.

Participants will learn about the basic tenets for a course to be designated as CEL, including how the syllabus identifies:
· Mutual benefit for students and communities
· Engaged Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment techniques
· Community impact

Participants will learn the process for submitting a syllabus, along with a request for this course designation. Interested participants are urged to bring a syllabus in digital or print form to the forum.

2 sessions, each with light refreshments, will be offered:
· Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2:00-3:00pm, Gunter 1120
· Wednesday, Sept. 20, 1:15-2:15pm, Candelaria 1375

To RSVP, contact More information about the CEL designation, including the application, can be found here.

Contribute to Planning Greeley's Future

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The Imagine Greeley online survey closes on August 31st! This survey is your opportunity to provide input on the direction the City should take on topics ranging from housing to economic development through its updated comprehensive plan, as well as on future land uses and types of development in a number of locations throughout Greeley. We've already had over 250 residents complete the survey--help us get to 300! Feel free to share these links with your neighbors, friends, or anyone else you think would be interested in participating:

English Survey: 
Spanish Survey: 


The 2017 Community Engaged Scholars Symposium

Poster with information about CESS

The 2017 Community Engaged Scholars Symposium will be held on Tuesday, October 24th in the University Center Panorama room. The event will include a faculty and community partners working luncheon (presentation information coming soon), an awards ceremony, and a poster session. 

Students, faculty, staff and community partners are all welcome to submit a proposal for a poster presentation. This is an opportunity for those across campus and the community to highlight community-engaged learning projects and opportunities. 

Please click here to submit a proposal.

Please click here to nominate yourself or someone else for an Engaged Scholar Award.

Join the CCE Campus Wide Committee or one of our working groups!

If you would like to be more involved in community-engaged endeavors at UNC, please  click here to see what opportunities are available and how you can join!


The Facing Project at UNC 2017-2018

The Office of Engagement is now accepting applications to UNC's second iteration of the Facing Project. After the success of the Facing: CHANGE project, the Office of Engagement is seeking to connect with a faculty member who wishes to use this project for a course to create a community engaged learning project. Please see poster below for details.

facing project call for proposals

Community and Civic Engagement 2020 Plan

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Sustaining and Advancing Engagement 2017-2020

Community and Civic Engagement (CCE) at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) builds upon foundational work and accomplishments derived from the initial plan to Institutionalize Engagement at UNC, 2013-2016 and the final report of activities and outcomes (please see below). This next plan is designed to sustain and advance our continued commitment to academic engagement through 2020. We recognize that this work is ongoing and therefore, the plan represents a living document subject to modification and adaptation, and welcomes new ideas and directions that support the goals of community engaged learning.



the cover of the CCE 3 year report 

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.