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  • Volunteer at Saint Agnes Hospital in Spring 2020

    No matter how small the task--you make a difference!
    Interested in volunteering in a hospital environment?  Want to be part of a supportive team?   Saint Agnes Hospital is looking for volunteers this spring.  Meet with their Volunteer Coordinator...
    Posted: January 7, 2020 1:11 PM
  • SPRING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENGAGED STUDENTS

    Easy Apply! Deadline - Monday, February 17th!
    AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SHRIVER CENTER: The deadline for application submission is Monday, February 17, 2020 by 5:00pm.  NO applications will be received after the deadline.  Only COMPLETE...
    Posted: January 3, 2020 1:04 PM
  • Thank you, Shriver Center SLCE Student Coordinators!!!!

    We could not do what we do without you!
    Today was the last Service-Learning & Community Engagement Student Coordinator meeting of the semester!   The SLCE program had 400+ placements this semester, with 950+ predicted for FY20. ...
    Posted: December 6, 2019 2:11 PM
  • Help Our Students Get There!

    Please Support Our Transportation Gritstarter!
    Kindness and compassion matter at UMBC.   Two years ago, UMBC students, staff, faculty and alumni helped us reach our goal for the 2017 Gritstarter project to offset transportation costs to...
    Posted: December 3, 2019 2:06 PM
  • The Baltimore Community ToolBank is hiring!!!

    NEW Position - Outreach Coordinator
    Check out this exciting new position as Outreach Coordinator at one of The Shriver Center's partner organizations, the Baltimore Community ToolBank!  This position will help the ToolBank build...
    Posted: December 2, 2019 4:03 PM
  • ART 400! NEW Community Engagement Course THIS SPRING

    Teaching Artist = Change Agent
    This Spring, Hana Morford (Education Director, Young Audiences) joins Stephen Bradley (Associate Professor, Visual Arts, UMBC) to co-teach a hands-on, interdisciplinary course this Spring, ART...
    Posted: November 20, 2019 10:11 PM
  • Home for the Holidays

    Celebrate the Holidays with your UMBC family
    Retriever Essentials will host its first seasonal Home for the Holiday Lunch on Thursday, November 28th, 2019, 12p-2p in the True Grits Dining Hall.   This lunch is a holiday-style potluck that...
    Posted: November 20, 2019 8:36 PM
  • Global Brigades Fundraiser tomorrow, Wed. 11/20/19

    Already tired of meal-planning? Take a mid-week break!
    This upcoming Spring, students from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County will be serving and partnering with Guatemalan and Panamanian communities to provide for their medical, dental, and...
    Posted: November 19, 2019 5:01 PM
  • The Choice Program's Open House

    Supporting the Cherry Hill Community
    In just one week from today, the Choice Program will be hosting an open house! We are asking for your help in servicing the community of Cherry Hill this Thanksgiving. Choice has been in Cherry...
    Posted: November 19, 2019 2:56 PM
  • This week in France-Merrick Scholars Mental Health Series:

    Mindfulness and Chair Yoga! Don't knock it 'til you try it!
    Just a reminder about the remaining mental health sessions hosted by the 2019-20 France-Merrick Cohort: Chair Yoga Monday, 11/18, 12-1pm,  Mainstreet in Commons Tabling Wednesday, 11/20,...
    Posted: November 15, 2019 10:19 AM