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Community Engaged Scholars

Community Engaged Scholars Symposium

The Community Engaged Scholars Symposium is an annual event at UNC that allows students, faculty, staff and community members to come together to celebrate the importance of community-engaged teaching, learning, research and creative works.

Nominating someone for an award, submitting a poster, and registering for the event is quick and easy to do, just use the links below. 

Awards: Nominate here!

These awards recognizes individuals or groups that engage in service or community-based learning and civic engagement. Who is eligible for these awards? Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and community partners. 

Poster Proposals: Submit here!

Posters (in progress or complete) should highlight exciting community-engaged projects, research scholarship, and creative works that impact our community. Not sure if your poster qualifies? Email us your questions at ace@unco.edu

Register for keynote and luncheon workshop here!

This year's event will include an award ceremony and celebration of students, faculty and staff, followed by a luncheon workshop with keynote speaker Martín Carcasson, Ph.D. The symposium will be capped by a community partner and poster session highlighting the exciting community-engaged projects, research scholarship, and creative works that impact our community.

2019 Community Engaged Scholars Symposium

Tuesday, October 29

University Center Ballrooms



A Mediterranean lunch buffet will be provided for registered attendees. Please contact ace@unco.edu for any dietary restrictions.


Awards Ceremony

Recognizing the Bob and Bonnie Phelps Family CAP Award and Engaged Scholar Award recipients. In addition to celebrating undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty, and community partners.


Keynote Speaker 

Martín Carcasson

Leadership and Ethics in Polarized Times: Adopting a Wicked Problems Mindset to Elevate Conversations and Transform Communities.

Martín Carcasson, Ph.D., is a professor in the Communication Studies department of Colorado State University, and the founder and director of the CSU Center for Public Deliberation (CPD). 

In collaboration with the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Community Partners and Poster Session

This session will highlight the exciting community-engaged projects and partnerships taking place in Northern Colorado! Light refreshments will be provided.


If you have any questions please contact ace@unco.edu.