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.
The Evjue Foundation has allocated a $15,000 grant in support of Badger Volunteers. The grant will cover a portion of the roundtrip costs of transportation options for students using a combination of ZipCar, Fleet, Green and Union Cab and Lyft.
Don’t miss the first episode of GridgeFridge’s second season about careers in public service and community-engaged work with former Badger Volunteers Coordinator and current Deputy Mayor Reuben Sanon.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service is delighted to welcome Anya Piotrowski to the team as its new Badger Volunteers Coordinator.
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 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.