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.
In an effort to understand and support civic engagement among underrepresented minority students on campus, Morgridge Center for Public Service staff have launched a research study that aims to enhance civic engagement programming at UW-Madison.
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.
In GridgeFridge’s sixth episode, we talk with Steven Olikara about his undergraduate experience at UW–Madison, leading a model of public service, political conversations and more.
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.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service is ecstatic to announce that Dr. Haley Madden will serve as assistant director for community-engaged scholarship.
Interested in exploring volunteer opportunities, internships or careers with local and national nonprofits? Then you won’t want to miss this spring’s virtual Public Service Fair from 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15!
The events of last week clearly sought to undermine the integrity of U.S. elections and the democratic process. We need to hold accountable those who committed violence in the U.S. Capitol.
From its start as a small group of staff and students at the Morgridge Center for Public Service, to its growth in 2020 to over 60 people, faculty chair of the BadgersVote Coalition Kathy Cramer says the coalition’s goal remains true to its founding creeds.