Topic: Swearer Center

The Engaged Scholars Program allows students to participate in community engagement on a larger scale than its predecessor, TRI-Lab.

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Swearer Center’s TRI-Lab gives way to Engaged Scholar Program

December 5, 2017 0 comments

The University’s engaged scholarship pilot program TRI-Lab saw its last lab in spring 2016.

Scott Warren ‘09, CEO of Generation Citizen, is the Swearer Center’s first Democracy Fellow. Last year, Warren was a Social Entrepreneur in Residence at The Swearer Center for Public Service.

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Warren ’09 named Swearer Center’s first democracy fellow

November 2, 2017 0 comments

The Swearer Center designated Scott Warren ’09 its Democracy Fellow, a position that will allow him to explore the terrain of democracy in higher education.

The Swearer Center is planning to enhance the Engaged Scholars Program by adding concentrations to the 12 existing options as well as strengthening the initiatives at the center that promote learning.

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Swearer Center receives multi-year grant to enhance engaged learning

November 1, 2017 0 comments

The Swearer Center plans to enhance the existing Engaged Scholars Program and create new opportunities for faculty and students.

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
This article is part of the series A Shifting Swearer

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
This article is part of the series A Shifting Swearer

“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.