In this special episode of GridgeFridge, we dig into the topic of affordable housing in Madison. As the university’s population continues to grow, students question whether there is physically space enough for them. Others are unsure whether they can afford to come to UW–Madison at all.
Communications and Marketing Intern Erin Gretzinger Honored with Ginsberg Family Award
On top of the many roles that Erin has served in, she has been the Morgridge Center’s communication and marketing intern since the early days of her undergraduate career.
UW–Madison Student Recognized on 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll
The University of Wisconsin–Madison and the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) announced that Laine Bottemiller has been recognized as part of the 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll.
‘Aha! Moment:’ Morgridge Center Alum Finds Her Calling in Protecting the Environment
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.
Are We There Yet? 2023 Wisconsin Idea Conference Explores UW–Madison’s Commitment to Community Engagement
The Wisconsin Idea Conference will be held on Monday, March 27 at Union South with select talks streamed online. Registration closes on Sunday, March 12. Faculty, staff, and students who have an interest in university-community engagement are encouraged to attend.
Brittany Colón Hired as Morgridge Center’s Administrative Assistant
The Morgridge Center for Public Service is ecstatic to welcome Brittany Colón as the center’s first administrative assistant.
Morgridge Center for Public Service 2021-22 Annual Report
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.
‘Empathy and Understanding’: Logan Gade’s Public Service Journey with Badger Volunteers
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.
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.