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Join us as a mentor for college bound refugee youth!

Baltimore City Community College's Refugee Youth Project, in partnership with UMBC, is seeking UMBC student mentors to empower junior and senior high school refugee students in Baltimore to...

Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:13 PM


Where do you see yourself?

For some time, Shriver Center colleagues have discussed creating a video to show at Orientation Sessions for new UMBC students, shared BY students.  Over the last six months+, UMBC Alum and...

Posted: July 6, 2017, 3:55 PM

Love kids? Still looking for a summer internship?

Stipended internships available

Happy almost-Summer! Still looking for a summer internship? Check out these opportunities at Walden Circle Community Center, and contact Eleanor Brasfield with any questions you may have at...

Posted: June 14, 2017, 9:39 PM

Collegetown Underground

Dive Deep Into Your City

Deepen your connection with the inspiring community where you live and study. Just 30 students will be selected to participate in Collegetown Underground; a four-day immersive opportunity to learn...

Posted: April 26, 2017, 11:48 AM


Looking to Recruit Some UMBC Rockstar Volunteers or Interns!

The Pigtown Farmer's Market, which is located in SW Baltimore, only 12 minute drive from campus (or a short shuttle or bus ride) is looking to recruit some rockstar volunteers or interns this...

Posted: April 7, 2017, 5:26 PM

The intersection of social change and careers!

Pathways Panel Next Tuesday, 4/11

Come out to hear panelists from a variety of fields (healthcare, technology, nonprofit, education, and public sectors) share how they connect their careers with service.   This event is...

Posted: April 6, 2017, 12:22 PM

EXTENDED! France-Merrick Applications due Monday, 4/3 @10am

Service and Scholarship in Baltimore

Applications for the 2017-18 cohort of the France-Merrick Scholarship Program have been extended and are now due on Monday, 4/3 by 10 am.   For more information, visit 

Posted: March 30, 2017, 9:35 AM


Connect with other "sparks" for action!

THIS SATURDAY, April 1st, is the 10th Annual Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Conference, "Be the Spark for Action" at Towson University. This event has major roots in UMBC (for more info,...

Posted: March 29, 2017, 9:32 AM

UPDATE!!!! France-Merrick Pathways Panel


The 2017 France-Merrick Pathways Panel, organized by the current 2016-17 France-Merrick cohort, has been rescheduled in two weeks for Tuesday, April 11th. More details will soon follow.

Posted: March 28, 2017, 9:33 AM

Volunteers (Still) Needed!

Love kids? Sign up now for Walden Circle Community Center.

Walden Circle Community Center houses an after-school program for school-aged kids in Woodlawn, MD, just about 15-20 minutes from UMBC.  We help kids with homework and provide a semi-structured...

Posted: March 7, 2017, 7:00 PM