Topic: Swearer Center

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.

University News

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.

Though administrators at first hoped for a July start date, Mathew Johnson will join the Swearer Center in 2016 after wrapping up his work at Siena.

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Brown announces new Swearer Center director

September 1, 2015 1 comment

Mathew Johnson, currently director of Siena College’s Office of Academic Community Engagement, will head the public service center and engaged scholarship.

The joint project of the Swearer Center for Public Service and the Office of the Dean of the College will operate within the anthropology, engineering, environmental studies and theater and performance studies departments.

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U. to launch Engaged Scholars Program

February 6, 2015 0 comments

The Engaged Scholars Program will launch its pilot phase this spring and offer a new means of incorporating community service into various curricula.

Arts & Culture

Photo essay spotlights civic action

October 3, 2014 0 comments

An artistic endeavor doubles as a civics lesson in “Empowering a Generation,” a photographic essay by Liza Yeager ’17

University News

Nozaki resigns as Swearer director

September 22, 2014 0 comments

Former Director of the Swearer Center Nozaki MAT’89 has resigned and will remain in his role as a policy adviser at the U.S. Department of Education.


Students volunteer locally over winter break

January 28, 2013 0 comments

Community-minded students joined forces to take on diverse projects in Providence.