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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite the different paths they took after leaving UW, Qureshi and Ellis remain connected to community and each other thanks to the time they spent working as Community-based Learning (CBL) interns at the Morgridge Center for Public Service.
Carol graduated from UW-Madison in 2018 after working for five semesters as a special events intern and an operations intern at the Morgridge Center. Carol first became involved with the Morgridge Center through Badger Volunteers.
Even after her time at the Morgridge Center, Penn carries the values and lessons she learned with her into the classroom every day.