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RCCL allows students to engage, learn outside the classroom

RCCL allows students to engage, learn outside the classroom

October 9, 2017

The Rochester Center for Community Leadership was created in 2005 to put University student community engagement programs under one umbrella. In 12 years, it’s become a pretty big umbrella.

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Wilson Day is rite of autumn for first-year students

Wilson Day is rite of autumn for first-year students

October 6, 2017

Wilson Day enables first-year students to learn about the Rochester community during orientation, as they help out at nearly 100 local agencies, including schools, churches, nursing homes, museums, and more.

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A different kind of college TOUR

A different kind of college TOUR

September 28, 2017

A partnership between the University and local community organizations, the TOUR program has made a college experience accessible to hundreds of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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First-year students fan across community on Wilson Day

First-year students fan across community on Wilson Day

August 29, 2017

More than 1,400 first-year students fanned out to 94 sites—schools, churches, libraries, museums, senior centers and more—to learn more about their new home and to help community organizations.

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New workshop series helps students become better leaders

New workshop series helps students become better leaders

August 14, 2017

Want to start your own business someday? Or maybe run for public office? The Medallion Program at the College offers workshops that can help you to become a better leader.

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Rochester Youth Year fellows complete service year

Rochester Youth Year fellows complete service year

July 24, 2017

Looking back over the program’s 10 years, about half of its participants have remained in or returned to Rochester, and five of the seven current University fellows will stay in the city.

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Student wins statewide award for community service

Student wins statewide award for community service

March 3, 2017

“Everything I do is geared toward education and youth, education and youth—that’s where my passion lies” says Crystal Colon ’17, one of 10 recipients of the Independent Sector Student Community Service Award.

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UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

February 21, 2017

The student organization provides health care services to low-income members of the greater Rochester community, and is the inaugural winner of this challenge grant.

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Among University students, political engagement takes different forms

Among University students, political engagement takes different forms

November 1, 2016

According to a national study, Rochester students voted in the 2012 presidential election at a similar rate to the national average — at around 42 percent. This year, students share their students of how they have become engaged in what for most will be their first political contest.

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Freshmen fan into community for annual Wilson Day

Freshmen fan into community for annual Wilson Day

August 30, 2016

“I like to help people, and it’s nice to go into the community and give back,” said Matthew Le ’20, one of the more than 1,300 freshmen who began their college career in Rochester with the annual Wilson Day of community service.

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