Topic: Swearer Center

Funding for Off-Campus Work-Study program falls short

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Funding for Off-Campus Work-Study program falls short

April 4, 2018 0 comments

Ever since the Swearer Center for Public Service streamlined the application process for Off-Campus Federal Work-Study last semester, the OCFWS program has attracted more students than its limited funding can support.

Prabhdeep Kehal GS and Cadence Willse GS are participating in a two-year program through the Swearer Center for Public Service to understand sustainable relationships between the University and the community.

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Swearer Center fellowship focuses on community engagement

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Cadence Willse GS and Prabhdeep Kehal GS are the first graduate fellows to join the Swearer Center for Public Service’s new two-year program in Community Engaged Scholarship.

University program provides public service immersion in D.C.

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University program provides public service immersion in D.C.

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Every semester, a group of students heads down to Washington, where they have the chance to immerse themselves in the world of public service on Capitol Hill and receive credit for their adventures.

Students introduced to policy work in Midwest through University partnership

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Students introduced to policy work in Midwest through University partnership

March 20, 2018 0 comments

While internships and other University initiatives send students to many cities around the United States and abroad, few students from coastal colleges like Brown spend their summers living and working in the country’s heartland.

Julie Plaut’s role as Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Faculty Engagement and Research was created as part of the Swearer Center’s efforts to increase academic integration with the University.

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New administrative position to integrate engaged scholarship, academics

February 21, 2018 0 comments

Julie Plaut will assume the inaugural role of Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Faculty Engagement and Research this April.

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.