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For Staff

In addition to the opportunities described below, CCESL staff are available to consult with staff or departments on community engagement topics (e.g., community service best practices, incorporating critical reflection into student programming, civic skill development). To learn more about our consulting services or the opportunities below, please contact CCESL Associate Director, Cara DiEnno at , or CCESL Program Coordinator, Kathleen Ferrick at


DU Service & Change (DUSC) Student Organization

DUSC is a student organization committed to engaging the DU community through diverse service opportunities that facilitate positive change for the public good.

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Civic Development

Community Organizing Institute

DU staff are encouraged to participate in CCESL’s annual Community Organizing Institute, which equips participants with tools to effectively bring about social change.

DU Grand Challenges

Forum Series

In the DU Grand Challenges Forum series, leaders in scholarship and practice give lightening talks to provide a spark for small-group discussion among participants on how the topic impacts our communities.

A Community Table

A Community Table is a one-day event designed to bring DU alumni, faculty, staff, students and community members together over a meal to identify shared aspirations for improving daily life.