Public Safety, the Community, and the University in Times of Change

Join us as Cedric Alexander, Deputy Mayor of Rochester and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry addresses “public safety, the community, and the University in times of change.” Friday, September 15th 12:00 noon Livestreaming in the Gowen room on River Campus In person in the Class of ’62 Auditorium at the Medical Center


DEEJ: Inclusion shouldn’t be a lottery

Join us for a screening of the documentary Deej, followed by a conversation with DJ “Deej” Savarese. Deej is a documentary about autism, inclusion, and a nonspeaking young man dreaming of autistic civil rights. Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:30pm Feldman Ballroom The film will be closed captioned and audio described. This event is free and open to…


Holding the Middle Ground in US Politics

Pennsylvania Attorney General Joshua Shapiro ’95 will share insights into his priorities in his elected position, holding the political middle ground, and how federalism has evolved in this new era of public distrust in both government and partisanship. Since he was elected in January 2017, he has been able to implement bipartisan reforms as a pragmatic progressive Democrat.…


Community Engagement Symposium


Slam Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life’s Court

Byron Scott won championships as basketball player and coach in the NBA. Charles Norris is a UR alum who has achieved success as a leader in business. Though from very different backgrounds and experiences, Scott and Norris have formed a deep relationship and partnered to write a book on leadership. In this event they’ll share…


RCCL Open House – October 13th, 2017

RCCL welcomes YOU to our Open House during Meliora Weekend! Andrew Cutillo ’13, will share his experiences interning in the White House under two administrations, Partners in Reading will celebrate their 25th anniversary, and staff, faculty, students and alumni will join together to reflect upon the impact that RCCL makes in the Rochester community and…


Intern in DC with the Washington Center

The Washington Center offers semester-long study programs in Washington, D.C., that combine a credit-bearing internship with a course taught by faculty from area universities. Undergraduate students gain an immersive experience in professional fields, unique academic opportunities, and an opportunity to explore life and work in the Nation’s capital.


The Community Engagement Challenge

Click here to apply for a Community Engagement Challenge Grant.


Student Spotlight: Adriana Tobar

As RCCL’s programs expand to all corners of the campus and throughout the neighborhoods of Rochester, our office team is expanding, too! In addition to two new full-time staff positions, we’re excited to welcome two brand new student employees to the 107 Lattimore suite. Learn more about one of these great additions, Adriana Tobar. Adriana…


Info Sessions: The Citation in Community-Engaged Scholarship

A collaboration between the Rochester Center for Community Leadership, the Dean of the College, and AS&E academic programs, the Community-Engaged Scholarship Program supports students, faculty, and community partners to combine teaching, research, and practice to build scholarship and address pressing issues facing communities locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. Through pursuing an academic citation in community-engaged…