The mission of the EX[L] Center is to help students emerge as civically-engaged, adaptable leaders, ready to join in the enterprise of building strong and sustainable communities by promoting hands-on, community-based, problem-centered learning.
To address this mission, EX[L] seeks to:
- support, expand, and create community-based opportunities that allow UA faculty and students to engage in Akron
- sustain and develop connections between UA stakeholders and local business and non-profit changemakers
- help students develop a connection to Akron as they explore their own interdisciplinary and innovative pathways to a degree
- assist faculty with creating innovative, interdisciplinary, community-engaged learning strategies