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.
Carol graduated from UW-Madison in 2018 after working for five semesters as a special events intern and an operations intern at the Morgridge Center. Carol first became involved with the Morgridge Center through Badger Volunteers.
Even after her time at the Morgridge Center, Penn carries the values and lessons she learned with her into the classroom every day.
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!
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.
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.
We wanted to let you know that due to our continued commitment to prioritizing the health and safety of our community members and students, we have made the decision to continue to support virtual and non-contact community engagement starting Spring semester and until further notice.
Every Thursday at 6 p.m. for the past few months, University of Wisconsin-Madison students from all corners of campus signed on to Zoom to tackle one of the nation’s most pivotal challenges: getting out the youth vote.
Achievement Connections is a tutoring program for Madison-area high schools which recruits UW students to work with local high schoolers on developing productive study skills in math subjects. The program has moved online this semester due to COVID-19.
Gloria Heiss will never forget the moment she found out her Wisconsin Idea Fellowship (WIF) project to create a “Pop-Up Library” in Beloit, Wisconsin was accepted last spring.