Undergraduate students from the Spanish Language Internship Program (SLIP) engage in service-learning with community partners, strengthen language fluency, and develop a critical understanding of issues affecting Latino communities.

U-M faculty GSL

U-M faculty and staff gather to discuss global service- and engaged learning.

Underground Royalty, by Keith Burns
The Prison Creative Arts Project, a CEAL affiliate, fosters creative expression among students, faculty, youth, and adults inside and outside Michigan's prisons.

Richard Kiely GSL Talk

Richard Kiely, Director of Engaged Learning + Research at Cornell University, presents at a campus-wide event sponsored by CEAL and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Italy Market

Global engaged learning includes international service-learning courses and study abroad programs.

Hands-on Learning

Experiential learning involves direct, hands-on activities that connect theory with practice.

Engaged Pedagogy Initiative Workshop

Engaged Pedagogy Initiative Workshop
EPI Workshop and Community Partners come together to discuss engaged learning and working in the community.

EPI  2014-15 Fellows

EPI 2014/15 Fellowship Program

Detroit Fence Art

Detroit Love: Many engaged learning opportunities abound in the city. Students may collaborate with community members through asset-based learning to co-create positive social change.

From left to right, Fatimah Farooq, Canon Thomas, Nour Soubani, Demario Longmire, Somalia Jones, Lello Gulumi, and Daniel Morales

2015 MLK Spirit Award Recipients
Left to right, Fatimah Farooq, Canon Thomas, Nour Soubani, Demario Longmire, Somalia Jones, Lello Guluma, and Daniel Morales

Detroit Mural
Student Advisory Group of Engagement (SAGE)

Student Advisory Group on Engagement Meeting

Student Advisory Group of Engagement (SAGE)

Welcome to the Center for Engaged Academic Learning


Established in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts in 2013, CEAL brings together faculty, staff and community partners.

Promoting Social Change through Community Engagement: Lello Guluma


A sophomore in the Program for the Environment (PitE) and Earth & Environmental Sciences, Lello Guluma has sought ways to explore the intersections between health, community and the environment, both in and beyond the classroom.

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Assessment Circles

2015 Central Campus MLK Spirit Award Ceremony

2015 MLK

Twenty nominees were honored at the Tenth Annual Central Campus Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spirit Award Ceremony on Saturday January, 24 2015.

U-M Center for the Education of Women offers a range of services and resources

The CEW offers a range of services and financial resources to all U-M students, faculty, and staff.

Students Create Films and Build Communities in Engaged Media Course

Sundance-acclaimed director Sultan Sharrief combines filmmaking, intercultural communication, and community activism in his experiential courses.