Whether you’re new to Madison or familiar with the city, Badger Volunteers is a unique opportunity for all UW–Madison students to engage with their local community and cultivate real-world experience in their field of interest.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service released its 2022-23 annual report highlighting the center’s activities over the past year.
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.
Bucky’s Big Event is a campus-wide day of service on Wednesday, April 12, where students, faculty, and staff can sign up to volunteer with local community organizations.
James Zimmerman, a graduate from UW-Whitewater with a degree focused in counseling psychology, has always been passionate about student-facing roles but is taking a leap into public service and the unique culture of Madison.
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.
Highlights from this year include: the return of in-person and virtual Badger Volunteers, preparing students for community-engaged work and results of UW–Madison’s student voter turnout in the 2020 Presidential Election.
When Jenna Heinze wanted to find a volunteer opportunity on campus at the start of the spring semester, she didn’t know what to except to find. After she joined Badger Volunteers, she found the rewards were greater than she had ever imagined.
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.
Logan says her experience with Badger Volunteers as both a volunteer and a committee chair have been extremely rewarding, helping her make connections and discover new opportunities and career pursuits working with nonprofits in the future.