Summer Internships with PA Attorney General’s Office

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General is now accepting applications for all summer 2018 internships. The Attorney General, Josh Shapiro, is a UR alum and spoke on campus in October 2018. To apply, please visit their internship information page. Applications will be open through Wednesday, February 28th for Legal Internships (for current law students), and…


Reimagine RTS is seeking input for transit supportive development

Reimagine RTS is conducting a study to see which areas in Rochester have the best potential for transit-supportive development. Transit-supportive development encourages a mix of complementary activities and destinations (e.g., housing, work, shopping, services, and entertainment) along major streets and centers. This kind of development helps create compact, vibrant communities where it is easier for people to…


Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership Survey to be sent out

The Office of the Dean of Students has arranged for an important assessment tool to be distributed.  The University of Rochester is participating in the national Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership again this year to continue learning more about college students’ experiences. During the week of February 5th, you may have received an email inviting you…


Internship Opportunities with The Obama Foundation

The Obama Foundation is now offering internships to qualified students. The Foundation believes in every person’s ability to create change in their local community or anywhere in the world. Now, students will have the opportunity to showcase these abilities. The Foundation is now accepting applications for summer 2018 and all applications are due Monday, February 12th…


Student Spotlight: Brianna Terrell

Get to know our new Program Assistant in Community-Engaged Learning, Brianna (Bri) Terrell. Hometown: Centennial, CO Class Year: 2020 Major(s) and Minor(s): Political Science and American Sign Language Other than working here, what other campus activities are you involved in? Debate Union and Hillel What does community engagement mean to you? Community engagement involves active participation…


Nominations for the 2018 Student Life Awards

Nominations for the 2018 Student Life Awards are open from January 11th to January 26th at noon. During that period, please use this form to submit your nominations. Individual Leadership Awards Andrew Fried Prize: Establish by friends and family in 1961 in memory of Andrew Norman Fried, class of 1961. This prize is awarded to the freshman…


Student Spotlight: Shingirai Dhoro

Get to know one of RCCL’s new student office assistants, Shingirai Dhoro. Hometown: Masvingo, Zimbabwe Class Year: 2020 Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering Minor(s): Spanish Activities: Soccer, GreenSpace What does community engagement mean to you? I see a community as a body tissue and a person as an individual cell that makes that tissue. For this reason, it is critical to…


Blood Drive

Come and donate at the D’Lions and Red Cross’ last blood drive of the semester. Blood is especially in need this year due to the events of the past several months, your donation can help save lives! The drive will take place in Friel Lounge from 11 am to 5 pm on December 4th and…


Rochester SINGS – A Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico

SAVE THE DATE! On November 26th at 6 pm, Rochester SINGS will be hosting a benefit concert for Puerto Rico as the island territory recovers from Hurricane Maria. Admission is free, but participants are encouraged to bring monetary donations and/or personal hygiene donations as well. For questions and updates, contact Jason Wright (jasonwrightmt@gmail.com). You also follow…


Rochester City School District Clothing Drive

The Rochester City School District is accepting clothing, shoes, accessories, hygiene items and gift cards for families in need. Items are especially needed with so many families relocating to Rochester as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Simple fill a box and contact Megan Freiburger (megan.freiburger@rcsdk12.org) or Elizabeth Vanson (elizabeth.vanson@rcsdk12.org) so that it will be retrieved.…