Objectives of the CEL Capstone Project
- Identify an issue of community concern, and design and organize a project geared toward affording solutions to the problem.
- Assemble project reflection, analysis and results and generate accessible means of sharing, and defending, these with stakeholders.
- Internalize habits of critical reflection, creative problem-solving, and multiple perspective-taking.
- Demonstrate responsible, sustained commitment to the reciprocity required for authentic community engagement and community-based learning.
Past Community Engaged Leadership Capstones
- Sean Buck "Community-Based Learning at the Moab Free Health Clinic"
- Caley Gallison "Creating a Sustainable Outdoor Education Program and Partnership"
- Gianina Horton "Invisible: Racial Microaggressions at The Colorado College"
- Brooke Larsen "Stewardship and Political Activism for the Protection of Greater Canyonlands: A Collaboration Between Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and Colorado College’s Outdoor Education Department"
- Kelsey Bergeson "Food insecurity and the future of the CC Community Kitchen"
- Benjamin Snow "Rethinking Sustainable; Rethinking Reciprocity; Rethinking Strategic Planning"
- Eliza Brennan Pratt "Returning from Study Abroad: Processing the Re-entry Experience"
- Marley Hamrick "Face-to-Face Colorado"
- Cris Landa "Living Out Youth Empowerment Theory and Practice"
- Fransiska Dannemann "Challenging Youth Voter Conceptions of Colorado Springs Mayoral Candidates Through Education"
- Joseph Glick "Heads of Faith: Interfaith Discussion Groups"
- Riley Wyman "Chinese Community-Based Action in Water Scarcity and Pollution"