As a junior at UW–Madison, Lauren Lewandowski applied to the Morgridge Center for Public Service on a whim. Today, she considers it one of the best bets of her young professional career.
The Power of Connections: How Community Engagement on Campus Propelled One UW Grad’s Career
From his start in Puget Sound with Big Brothers Big Sisters to his most recent work for Friends of the Children, the heart of Corey Little’s career has been centered around nonprofit fundraising.
Endless Support: PEOPLE Advisor Shares Impact of Morgridge Center Community
Yudawanti, who graduated in 2019, started working as an advisor with the UW-Madison PEOPLE program this fall. Her roots as an advisor stretch back to her time at the Morgridge Center.
A Voting Challenge: Former Morgridge Center Intern’s Passion in Getting Out the Vote
An interest in politics and campus engagement familiarized Anna Barry with the name of the Morgridge Center for Public Service.
Starting Point: Badger Volunteers Fuels Former Morgridge Center Intern’s Passion for Non-Profit Work
After seeing the impact of Badger Volunteers on alumni throughout her undergraduate career, the Morgridge Center became a driving force in Dinon’s own life after graduation.
Equitable Community Engagement in the Nonprofit Sector with Morgridge Center Alumni Sam Park
During his time at the Morgridge Center, Samuel Park worked on numerous community-engaged collaborations including Walk the Walk, All-Campus Day of Service, UW MLK Day and Be the Change Bash.
Morgridge Center Alumna Develops Organics Recycling Program with Public Service Background
Juna Ly had always been passionate about sustainability. Now, as she develops an organics recycling program, she still draws on her experience in Badger Volunteers and the Morgridge Center.
Former Achievement Connections Coordinator Continues to Combat Opportunity Gaps in Higher Education
As a first-generation college student at UW-Madison, Jose Torres often felt at home in the Red Gym. But it wasn’t until after he graduated that he realized a whole other world was housed within the Red Gym — one that would directly shape his future in nonprofit work.
Former Intern Carries Morgridge Center’s ‘Culture of Care’ into AmeriCorps
From working in Seattle to administer rental assistance to supporting COVID-19 recovery efforts in Philadelphia, Lauren has gotten the on-the-ground experience working communities that she always wanted through AmeriCorps.
Wisconsin State Assembly Chief of Staff fuels her work with Morgridge Center Experience
Gillian McBride felt disconnected from the campus community and almost left UW her freshman year. But after she accepted a job at the Morgridge Center for Public Service, McBride says she decided to give UW a second chance. Now, she can’t imagine what her life would look like if she had chosen to leave.