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


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…