In January 2010, under my leadership, CCA launched ENGAGE at CCA, a college-wide initiative that combines the Community Arts program’s successful model of community engagement with the project-based learning approach of the architecture and design disciplines. Activated across all academic programs, ENGAGE serves as a hub to connect interested faculty and students to community partners and relevant outside experts.

I have been fortunate to lead a dedicated team at the Center for Art and Public Life to make this initiative a sucess, specifically with Program Manager Megan Clark.  Aside from my direct involvement with community partners this initiative has required a tremendous amount of consensus building and communication from the various constituents at the college including the president and provost, program chair chairs, and standing committees.