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Competition supports student community outreach

Competition supports student community outreach

September 7, 2018

Now in its third year, the Community Engagement Challenge encourages student organizations to propose a charitable outreach program that benefits the greater Rochester community.

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Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

August 23, 2018

More than 1,300 incoming students will fan out to about 90 Rochester schools, libraries, senior centers, neighborhood associations, and more to paint, stack bookshelves, rake, pull weeds, and begin to get involved in their new community.

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Rochester Youth Year making an impact after 10 years

Rochester Youth Year making an impact after 10 years

July 26, 2018

For the past decade, more than 100 graduates of Rochester-area colleges have spent their first year out of school working to alleviate poverty in the local community through the University’s Rochester Youth Year program.

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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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