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


LEAP Tutor Spotlight: Naomi Rutagarama

The Rochester Center for Community Leadership is looking to hire academic tutors for the Learning and Exploring at Play (LEAP) program. LEAP engages undergraduates in helping kindergarten through fourth-grade students to develop the language, literacy, math, and social skills necessary to succeed in school. Hear from one of our graduating tutors about this wonderful program.…


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…