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Public Engagement through Engaged ScholarshipCommunity Outreach, and Service Learning is an essential component of the land-grant mission of the University of Connecticut. The Office of Public Engagement coordinates, advocates, and builds capacity for all facets of engagement: scholarship, community based learning, civic engagement, and community outreach. The work of OPE is through and with others across all disciplines and all campuses.

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Public Engagement News

  • Dr. Michael Menard named Associate Director of UConn’s Office of Public Engagement
    Dr. Michael Menard Announcement from the Office of the Provost:We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Menard has accepted a new role as Associate Director of the University’s Office of Public Engagement, working closely with Director Carol Polifroni, who also serves as Dean of Nursing. The Office of Public Engagement coordinates, advocates, and […]
  • Museum & Archaeology Center: Fall of Fun and Discovery
    Don’t miss out on a number of natural history and cultural history day trips, workshops, field learning programs, and presentations this Fall with the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center, part of the Office of Public Engagement at UConn. For registration information visit or call 860.486.4460. 2016 Fall Museum Programs […]
  • Collective Impact for Social Change, Anchor Institutions; A Call to Action
    About the Session: Our goal is  to address collective impact as a guiding foundation; roles & responsibilities of anchor institutions in neighborhood revitalization & development; and strategies to maximize the impact of anchor institutions, particularly higher education and health care agencies Our Agenda: 8:30 am – Coffee and Registration 9:00 am – Ryan Fewins Bliss, […]

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2015 president's award. General community service with distinction

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Phone: (860) 486-4854
Address: 233 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269
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