At the beginning of a Mission Week focusing on racial justice, Dr. Daniel Bergen, executive director of Marquette’s Office of Community Engagement, offers a reflection titled “‘I’m not going’— Meeting one another in the space underneath the table.”
The Marquette Volunteers want to extend their sincere “thank you” to everyone who participated in the 2016 Holiday Giving Tree. Marquette had 650 names from six area agencies: Boys and Girls Club Lavarnmay, Bethesda Senior Center, COA Youth and Family Center – Goldin, COA Youth and Family Center – Riverwest, City on a Hill, and […]
Over 200 years after philosopher Immanuel Kant created ground rules for the perfect dinner party, Marquette’s Kantian Dinner Party Initiative brings strangers together to foster civil debate and dialogue in Milwaukee.
Join Marquette as we celebrate #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the AMU. The annual international event is an opportunity for people around the world to give back to their community and celebrate generosity. Marquette alumni, parents and friends are participating by making gifts in support of scholarship aid, technology upgrades, service programs and all […]
Marquette Action Program spring break service trip applications are now open. MAP offers several trips throughout the United States, providing a wide range of opportunities to engage in service and reflect on social justice during spring break. A complete list and descriptions of the trips are available online. Registration, which is available online, is due by Wednesday, […]
The hat, scarf, mitten and glove drive for MPS students and the area homeless shelters has been extended to Wednesday, Dec. 7. All items can to dropped off to Lalumiere 340, AMU information desk, or the Zilber Hall information desk. For more information, Contact Kathleen Hawkins, chair of Marquette Volunteers, at (414) 288-5500.
Giving Tree gifts are due no later than Wednesday, Dec. 7. More than 13,000 needy individuals in the community have signed up to receive gifts this year. The sooner gifts are received the sooner pick-up can be scheduled. The drop off locations were included in the information sent with the holiday giving tree tags. The […]
More than 250 participants from across campus and across Milwaukee participated in Marquette’s inaugural Community Engagement Symposium yesterday in the Alumni Memorial Union. Four leading practitioners of community engagement — two faculty members and two community partners — were honored at the event for their outstanding contributions to the well-being of the community. The symposium promoted engaged research […]
Alyson Gerdes, associate professor of psychology, has been working with the United Community Center to provide a program for Latino children struggling with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Together, they operate Familia Sanas, or Healthy Families, which focuses on using a culturally-appropriate ADHD treatment for Spanish-speaking, Latino families in the greater Milwaukee area.
The inaugural Community Engagement Symposium will be held Tuesday, Nov. 15. The event will provide community organizations, faculty and staff members the chance to engage in dialogue about, and networking related to, mutually beneficial, bidirectional research and learning opportunities, as well as the necessary tools and resources to support and strengthen partnerships. The symposium will […]