UCS would like to congratulate Bob Fisher who was recently chosen as the recipient of the Association for Community Organization and Social Action (ACOSA) 2023 Career Achievement Award. Below is the article from the School of Social Works website.
Posted on October 19, 2023 by Kashef, Ziba
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Associate Professor in Residence Phil Birge-Liberman joins NPR’s Where We Live podcast discussing trails and efforts to conserve Connecticut’s state parks. Listen here.
In his latest project, Noël A. Cazenave is challenging the definition of kindness. “In his latest project, though, he’s challenging that definition to ignite a kindness revolution, one meant to shift power relations in pursuit of societal change.” To read more visit UConn Today.
CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION OF LATINOS IN HIGHER EDUCATION, INC. (CALAHE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the participation of Latinos in different areas post-secondary education in Connecticut. CALAHE offers several scholarships for latino students from Connecticut, please visit their site for additional information.
(Please note: Scholarship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for a scholarship is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in this posting.)
Welcome to our new Urban and Community Studies majors and minors. We are excited to have you join our program. Please reach out to the program or your UCS faculty advisor if you are in need of any assistance. You may also find helpful information on our website urban.uconn.edu regarding degree requirements, course offerings, internship, and employment opportunities as well as information regarding the Urban Semester Program.
We also want to welcome back our returning majors and minors. We hope you all had the opportunity to unwind and enjoy time with your friends and loved ones.
If you are Senior planning to graduate in May, please remember that if you have not yet applied to graduate you must do so via the Universities Student Admin Webpage Information regarding this process is available via the university’s Apply to Graduate webpage. Students are encouraged to do so asap but no later than the Registrar’s deadline to ensure that the university has sufficient time to process your request and to work out any potential issues.
As part of the graduating process you must also submit a Final Plan of Study in the first four weeks of the semester you plan to graduate. If you run into any issues, please reach out to your UCS faculty advisor or to email@example.com.
We wish you all the best this semester.
Urban and Community Studies
The Summer Internship Program offers ten-week paid or unpaid internship opportunities at the Red Cross national headquarters office in Washington, D.C., as well as at more than 500 Red Cross units located across the U.S. The goal of the program is to provide a hands-on experience that gives a realistic preview of what it is like to work at a non-profit.
For more information, please visit the American Red Cross‘ website.
Please note: Internship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for an internship is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.
For information on scholarship opportunities available through the UConn’s regional campuses, please click on the links below.