Topic: Swearer Center

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.

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.

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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

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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.