About CEL


The Office of Community-Engaged Leadership (CEL) envisions a world of socially responsible leaders engaged in just and thriving communities.


The Office of Community-Engaged Leadership (CEL) engages Appalachian State University students in academic, experiential, and community-oriented programs that enhance their capacity to serve and lead in socially-responsible ways for the benefit of their local and global communities.


  • Inclusivity
  • Critical Reflection
  • Mutuality
  • Informed Action
  • Active Learning

Learning Outcomes

The Division of Student Affairs has four learning goals and corresponding outcomes that students can develop from engaging in programs and services across our office. Learn more about the divisional learning goals and outcomes here

Contact Us

Rm. 134, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-8078

Office Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Outreach Center: (828) 262-2193

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