UW Center for Civic Engagement

A Vital Example of the Wisconsin Idea

The boundaries of the University are the boundaries of the state.

CCE building

UW Center for Civic Engagement
625 Stewart Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401





CCE Ribbon Cuttings

UWMC is excited to announce the grand opening of the first large, multi-use building on campus since the 1960s, and is grateful to the Marathon County Board for approving this project. This building, like all the others on campus, is owned by Marathon County and will have a community-based focus.





CCE building drawingPrograms located in the new building are:



Public dialogue through the Kettering Foundation’s National Issues Forums and discussions on current important topics
The building is intended to be the hub of outreach and public scholarship in:

  • Service learning for students to become involved in the community
  • Civic engagement aimed at building community on campus and throughout the area
  • Radio programming that provides intellectual stimulation and enlightening entertainment
  • Life-long learning through credit and non-credit instruction for ages youth through +55
  • A variety of production experiences, ranging from musical comedy to innovative contemporary drama, that link to the larger campus curriculum and make a valuable contribution to the broader community discussion of vital ideas and issues.