Topic: Swearer Center

Wells ’18, Salem ’18: A step toward community justice

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Wells ’18, Salem ’18: A step toward community justice

October 12, 2017 0 comments

Over the past two years, the Swearer Center has undergone dramatic — and even tumultuous — changes.

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Swearer balances strategic plan with community partnerships

April 12, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series A Shifting Swearer

Growing up in Providence, Joshua Rodriguez learned to play the viola with Community MusicWorks, a community program offering free music lessons.

Swearer Center strategic plan incites conflict

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Swearer Center strategic plan incites conflict

April 11, 2017 0 comments
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Students who worked closely with the center criticized the process of the plan’s creation for its lack of transparency.

Former Swearer Center Director Roger Nozaki MAT’89 stands with President Christina Paxson P’19. Their vision continues to guide the Swearer Center.

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Swearer Center grapples with history, identity under new strategic plan

April 11, 2017 0 comments
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“I started college in 2008 … (when) there was a tent city in Providence,” said Beth Caldwell ’12.

Swearer appoints two community practitioner fellows

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Swearer appoints two community practitioner fellows

March 7, 2017 0 comments

“I had to come back to the belly of the beast that ate us,” Andrade-Watkins said of the relationship between Fox Point’s Cape Verdean community and Brown.

New program sends students to D.C.

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New program sends students to D.C.

March 2, 2017 0 comments

Brown students have had a front-row view of the turmoil on Capitol Hill over the last several weeks.

Bonner Fellows carve new path for Swearer

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Bonner Fellows carve new path for Swearer

February 24, 2017 0 comments

Forty first-years in the new Bonner Community Fellows program have completed a first semester working with local Providence organizations.

Swearer Center to house Carnegie Classification

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Swearer Center to house Carnegie Classification

February 13, 2017 0 comments

The Swearer Center for Public Service aims to become a national leader in the field of community engagement

Scott Warren ’09 will serve as the Social Entrepreneur in Residence and Taubman Fellow this spring. As part of the residence, Warren will advise students interested in social innovation and teach a course that will highlight the importance of activism in local communities.

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Alum named Social Entrepreneur in Residence

October 25, 2016 0 comments

Scott Warren ’09, co-founder of the nonprofit Generation Citizen, has been chosen as the Spring 2017 Taubman Fellow and Social Entrepreneur in Residence.

According to a strategic plan draft released March 2, the Swearer Center is undergoing changes under new leadership. Plans to change several programs have been met with student opposition.

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Changes to Swearer draw mixed reactions

March 25, 2016 0 comments

The Swearer Center for Public Service is set to experience a number of changes to its practical goals and policies, according to its strategic plan draft.