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.
Finding Community: Shuka’s Badger Volunteers Story
Ever since high school, UW–Madison junior Shuka Konishi loved volunteering. When Konishi came to Madison her first semester, she found a home to continue volunteering with the Morgridge Center for Public Service’s Badger Volunteers program.
Badger Volunteers Launches Registration for Fall Semester
Badger Volunteers will look a little different this year due to COVID-19, it is not too late to get involved! Though the amount of volunteer opportunities has decreased due to COVID-19, there are still over 40 volunteer spots for students to choose from.
Morgridge Center 2020 Fall Restart
The Morgridge Center for Public Service will continue to be open virtually fall semester. Our programs and support are pivoting in ways that support community-identified priorities, faculty and the learning needs of students.
Anya Piotrowski Hired as New Badger Volunteers Coordinator
The Morgridge Center for Public Service is delighted to welcome Anya Piotrowski to the team as its new Badger Volunteers Coordinator.
Register for Spring Badger Volunteers
On Friday, Jan. 24 at 7 a.m., registration opens for this semester of Badger Volunteers, the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s largest student-led volunteer program. Badger Volunteers registration is open to all UW-Madison undergraduates and graduates.
Three UW–Madison Students Named 2020 Rhodes Finalists
Three University of Wisconsin–Madison students reached the final stage of competition this year for Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest and most celebrated college awards for international study.
National Transfer Student Week: Students in Service
Two students, Tina Marshalek and Rob Kiser, both transferred to UW-Madison from Madison College after discovering their desire to further their education past an associate’s degree.
Eight Things you need to know about Badger Volunteers
If you spend time walking around the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, chances are you will spot someone wearing a colored Badger Volunteers t-shirt. So what is Badger Volunteers? Here’s what you need to know:
Summer Badger Volunteers: Beyond Campus Borders
Through the Badger Volunteers program, students volunteered with the Linda & Gene Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability, LGBT Books to Prisoners, Madison International Partners and more.