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CCESL is proud to announce that DU received the prestigious 2015 Elective Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation. Thanks to students, staff, faculty, and administrators from across campus whose outstanding community-engaged scholarship, creative work, teaching, service, and leadership made this possible. 

Now Available - The Third Edition Community Organizing Handbook: CCESL is proud to announce that the CO Handbook has been upgraded and now is a complete tool and resource for community organizing.

Upcoming Events

CCESL’s Community Spotlight Series connects DU students, staff, and faculty with community organizations who are interested in finding ways to collaborate to address public issues.

Please join us for the next Community Spotlight:

The Eating Disorder Foundation
Christine Evans, Program Manager
Thursday, May 14, 2015
3 – 4 pm
Suite 18, S. Driscoll (underneath the bookstore)

Light refreshments will be provided. To assist our planning, we encourage you to RSVP by emailing us ( if you are able to attend.

For more information, please contact Meredith Borden (Graduate Research Assistant, CCESL),

Latest Issue of the Public Good Newsletter

2015 Summer Public Good Impact Newsletter (PDF)

  • DU Undergrads Combine Classroom Skills and Community-based Research
  • Third Annual Day of Action
  • DU Public Achievement Summit
  • CCESL Students Present at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • DU Puksta Scholars Program Welcomes Incoming Students
  • 2014-2015 Kimmy Foundation Award Winners
  • Save the Dates! Open House + Community Organizing Institute
  • Director’s Notes: Updated Faculty Development Opportunities + Meet Our New Staff Member


Read past issues of the Public Good Newsletter.