Morgridge Center for Public Service 2019-20 Annual Report

The Morgridge Center for Public Service released its 2019-20 annual report highlighting the center’s activities over the past year. The report details how the Morgridge Center lives out its mission of building a thriving democratic society by connecting campus with community through service, community-based learning and research.

Highlights from this year include: results from the 2018 Big Ten Voting Challenge, Community-based Learning Development Grants, Tenure and Promotion Guidelines and a full executive summary to Civic Action Plan recommendation #1 from Community Engagement Preparation Specialist Cory Sprinkel.

The Morgridge Center also welcomed three new professional staff to the team:

  • Cristina Johnson joined the team just after the New Year as the assistant director of civic engagement and communications. Prior to her arrival, she was the community engagement manager at the Lussier Community Education Center (LCEC).
  • Anya Piotrowski joined the team in March as the Badger Volunteers Coordinator. She joins us from her most recent position as assistant director for student engagement at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.
  • Cristina Nino joined the team in May as the assistant department manager. For the past two years, she served as a fiscal technician for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia.

The annual report also details updates related to the center’s flagship Badger Volunteers program, Wisconsin Idea Fellowships, Community-based Learning courses and faculty professional development offerings.

To read the full 2019-20 annual report, click here.