Monday, November 21, 2016

Dr. Chamard presents at CCEL Urban & Rural in Alaska Community Engagement Conference at UAA

Dr. Chamard (at podium) discusses her project.
Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice faculty, presented at the October 21 Urban & Rural in Alaska: Community Engagement at UAA Conference sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement and Learning (CCEL).

A group of over 25 UAA faculty were part of the "Rapid-Fire Community Engagement at UAA" lunch session.  Faculty members each had 2 minutes to present information on their community-engaged project.  Dr. Chamard discussed, "Did closing a liquor store change the neighborhood?"

The conference also featured a keynote address, and break-out sessions with faculty, community partners and students presenting together on a variety of community-engaged projects.

Kara Joseph, CCEL Office Manager (seated at left), and
Dr. Judith Owens-Manley, CCEL Director, listen to Dr. Chamard's presentation.