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Community-Engaged Scholarship

Public Good Associates

Public Good Associates (PGAs) support the implementation of faculty member's community-engaged research.

Scholar Shop

CCESL’s Scholar Shop is a database of research/academic questions posed by community organizations who are seeking to partner with DU to address public problems through research/creative works.

Public Good Fund        

In support of the University's vision of being a great private university dedicated to the public good, the Provost has established a Public Good Fund to promote public good and community-engaged scholarship at the University of Denver. Funds are awarded competitively twice per year.


Public Good Associates

Public Good Associates (PGAs) are students who a support faculty members in their implementation of service learning components of classes.

Community-Engaged Learning Mini-Grants

Community-Engaged Learning Mini-grants are available to instructors to support opportunities for implementation of service learning projects, development of community-engaged courses/activities or instructor communities (e.g., bringing together instructors who teach similar courses to develop collaborative ideas for community-engaged activities), and professional development (e.g., conference presentations for scholarship of teaching and learning).

Service Learning Scholars Program

During this 2-day workshop held each December, faculty members are introduced to service learning principles and best practices to incorporate this pedagogy into their courses.

Engaged Practitioner

CCESL offers opportunities to deepen your community engagement practice for DU faculty members who have participated in the Service Learning Scholars program and/or who have experience implementing community-engaged learning classes.


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