Welcome to the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) Portfolio site. Here, we intend to create a centralized resources to support our four core inatives.
The mission of CCESL is to educate, engage and equip the campus community to accomplish tangible pubic work that improves the lives of people in our communities.
CCESL leads the campus in embracing the University of Denver's commitment of "being a great private university dedicated to the public good."
CCESL values the public good, inclusive excellence and social justice, and, as part of higher education's civic mission, building community capacity and engagement.
Grounded in community engagement and community organizing principles, CCESL has four initiatives:
These initiatives are interconnected, grounded in a community-organizing approach and formulated with consideration of our campus stakeholders—including students, staff and faculty.
Monday – Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm
2050 E. Evans Ave.
Dirscoll Student Center South
Please visit our website for full staff contact information:
Anne DePrince, Director
Cara DiEnno, Associate Director
Ryan Hanschen, Program Coordinator
Vickie Berkley, DU Grand Challenges Program Manager
Alexandra Schweigert, Business Coordinator