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Institutes, Centers, and the Arts

Students work in the Manchester community The Chapel Art Center
Center for Experiential Learning

The Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) coordinates the college's co-curricular activities that promote professional, social, and civic engagement. Through collaboration with faculty, alumni, and business partners, CEL provides innovative learning opportunities for students while addressing societal interests and needs. The transformative experiences and programs offered through CEL prepare Saint Anselm students to be resilient, ethical leaders, and global citizens.
Chapel Art Center

The Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center is Saint Anselm College's gallery for the exhibition of fine art. The facility, which houses a small permanent collection, provides a gracious setting for special exhibitions, lectures, tours, concerts, and recitals. It is open to the campus and general public with exhibitions throughout the academic year.
The Abbey Players perform in the Family Weekend Show A stock ticker
The Dana Center

The Dana Center is a premier performing arts venue with a comprehensive offering of classical theater, contemporary dance, concerts, and films that attract visitors from throughout the region. Performances are intended to engage the imagination and delight audiences through the joy of creative expression. The Dana Center is also home to Saint Anselm's nationally ranked, widely acclaimed humanities program and the headquarters for the Anselmian Abbey Players, the college's student theater group.
Ethics in Governance

Ethics in Governance: The Stewardship and Investor Education Initiative at Saint Anselm College will encompass both Ethics in Governance and Investor Education programming, building upon the college's the Richard L. Bready Chair in Ethics, Economics, and the Common Good. The initiative will work to educate and inform New Hampshire business leaders, students, and the general public alike.
Statue of Saint Anselm Political buttons on display at the NHIOP
Institute for Saint Anselm Studies

An academic research center established to promote and encourage the study of the life, thought, and spirituality of Saint Anselm of Canterbury, the patron of the college. Through its resources, facilities, and programs, the institute offers faculty, students, and scholars the opportunity and means to bring Saint Anselm into living contact with the culture of the 21st century.
New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library

Established in 2001, the NHIOP serves as a resource for students, scholars, politicians, and the general public. Founded on the premise that an informed and involved citizenry is an essential element of a well-functioning democracy, the institute sponsors educational programs and scholarly research designed to educate citizens about the contemporary political problems and challenges facing New Hampshire, the United States, and the larger world.