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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

  • UConn School of Dental Medicine Receives 2016 Golisano Health Leadership Award
    The UConn School of Dental Medicine has received the 2016 Golisano Health Leadership Award. This award is in recognition of the efforts of School of Dental Medicine students, faculty, and staff in providing oral health services and programs to participants in the Connecticut Summer and Winter Special Olympics. These efforts have spanned the past twenty […]
  • Marine biologists and UConn alumni discuss penguin rehabilitation
    By Marlese Lessing - UConn Daily Campus Marine biologists and UConn alumni, Josh Davis, Laurie Macha, and Eric Fox discussed African penguin conservation in a lecture hosted by the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History on Saturday, Nov. 12. (Songqing Zhao/The Daily Campus)   Marine biologists and University of Connecticut alumni Josh Davis, Laurie Macha […]
  • Be a Part of The New Engagement
    The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) convened a group of member institutions last spring to help make plans for a new Task Force on The New Engagement. The goal of the eventual task force is to establish a bold new vision for university engagement that is institution-wide—connecting across university purposes of teaching and […]


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