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My CEL Experience

My CEL Experience

Making new friends when you move to a new place is tough, making new friends during a pandemic is even tougher. Through community engagement, I was able to break the ice with strangers, develop new friendships, and see the City from a local’s perspective.

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Service Corner Volunteer Opportunities

Service Corner Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking for a way to get involved this semester? Check out the Service Corner at the Bennion Center kiosk inside Kahlert Village for COVID-19 safe projects! Currently, there are options to knit hats, sew face masks, and write letters to seniors! Although COVID-19 has changed the way a lot of things look, it’s still possible to do some service and give back to the community!

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Community Engagement: If not us, then who?

Community Engagement: If not us, then who?

Even while physically distanced, we must stay socially connected. We need each other now more than ever. We will discuss the why and the how of community engagement. Given by Dean McGovern, Executive Director of the Bennion Center, University of Utah

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2019-2020 Annual Report

2019-2020 Annual Report

It was an unexpected finish to an otherwise successful academic year. Regardless of our physical separateness, we are still together. We are connected in spirit and purpose. In this annual report, we record and celebrate the accomplishments of many students, faculty, staff, and community partners who work through and with the Bennion Center. As always, we thank you for your love and support!

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2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification Recipient

2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification Recipient

The University of Utah earns national recognition for community engagement. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching named the University of Utah a recipient of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation recognizing institution-wide commitment to community engagement.

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Last Updated: 10/29/20