Urban Fellows Poster Presentations

The 2018 cohort of Rochester Urban Fellows spent the last ten weeks interning with community organizations across the Rochester area focused on a wide range of issues related to poverty. Come hear about the lessons they’ve learned and their next steps towards addressing the needs of our community. Drop in anytime or stay for the…


Become a Neighborhood Ambassador

The Off-Campus Living Program, part of the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services, is accepting applications for next year’s Neighborhood Ambassadors. These students would live off campus and learn about the communities they live in. Ambassadors then represent their community in a variety of community/student events.  Neighborhood Ambassadors can: Learn about the diverse neighborhood they live in Bridge the…


Become a Volunteer Counselor with Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach

Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach is seeking students willing to serve as volunteer counselors for the summer. Students will have to be available from July 2nd to August 10th, Monday through Friday from noon to 3 pm. This role can also be supported as an internship. The responsibilities of this role include: Supervising children ages 4-12…


Students Develop Community Leadership Skills in Thailand

  Back row (L-R): Brianna Terrell ‘20, Yixin Cao ‘18, Vlad Cazacu ‘20, Olavi Hangula ‘21 Front row (L-R): Nathan Leopold ‘20, Beatriz Gil Gonzalez ‘19, Jing Tian Ngiaw ‘19 Seven students will attend the University Scholars Leadership Symposium at the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand this summer. Students will spend seven days with other…


Rochester Urban Fellows Spotlight: Kavya Bana

In just one short week,  the 2018 cohort of seventeen Rochester Urban Fellows will begin their ten weeks of service with organizations across the city. Fellows come from near and far to spend their summer learning about the Rochester community and how different organizations work to create positive change. Fortunately, the Fellows have someone to…


TOUR Academic Coach Spotlight: Sol Kim

The Rochester Center for Community Leadership is spotlighting the Transition Opportunities at the University of Rochester (TOUR) program. TOUR is an inclusive college experience for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are age 18 to 21. TOUR students have the opportunity to participate in college courses, vocational training and internships, transition and independent living education, as…


CAS 202 Will Be Offered in Fall 2018

For the first time, CAS 202: Introduction to Community-Engaged Scholarship, will be offered in the fall 2018 semester! This 2-credit course is designed for students interested in pursuing RCCL’s Citation in Community-Engaged Scholarship, a self-designed curriculum weaving academic coursework with community service, culminating in a final capstone project of your choosing. The class will introduce…


AS&E Discussions on Topical Challenges Lecture

Elizabeth Barkin Leight ’89 (PsyD), a member of the AS&E National Council, will speak on harassment and diversity as the inaugural lecture in the new Arts, Sciences & Engineering series AS&E Discussions on Topical Challenges. The talk along with Q&A will take place on Wednesday, April 11th from 3-4 pm in Interfaith Chapel, River Level. The…


Handler Scholars Food Drive

The Handler Scholars are collecting hygiene products (toiletries, paper towels, new underwear and socks, feminine products) and non-perishable food items (canned goods, snacks etc.) to benefit students in need at East Upper & Lower Schools (East EPO). Donations are being collected from Monday, March 19, through Friday, March 30, and may be left at the…


Community-Engaged Courses in Fall 2018

Registration is right around the corner. Interested in taking courses that focus on community-engaged learning? Listed below are the current classes being offered. If you have any questions, email Alissa Clark (alissa.clark@rochester.edu). Fall 2018 C-EL Courses