Community Engagement

SPEAK (Students Promoting Eating disorder Awareness and Knowledge)

Department of Health, Kinesiology, & Recreation

SPEAK is an acronym for Students Promoting Eating disorder Awareness and Knowledge. We are a diverse group of University of Utah students, health care professionals, and community members from many different educational backgrounds. Our mission is to promote awareness of eating disorders and body image issues through educating diverse populations, developing strategies for prevention, providing […]

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Immigration & Resettlement Fieldwork Program

Department of Occupational & Recreational Therapies

The mission of the Division of Occupational Therapy Immigration & Refugee Resettlement Fieldwork Program is to assist newly arrived immigrants, in particular those who arrived in the United States with refugee status, to successfully adapt and adjust to life in America, while providing exceptional educational opportunities to occupational therapy students in a non-traditional, community-based setting. […]

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Venceremos

Venceremos

Venceremos is an alternative campus newspaper dedicated to representing and serving the Chicana/o community by advocating for social change and equality in its content and news production on the everyday issues that affect Chicana(o)/Latina(o) students and the working-class Chicana(o)/Latina(o) community, as well as their struggles with racial, gender, and economic inequality. As the progressive student […]

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Alternative Breaks

The Bennion Center

Engage in volunteerism and experiential learning while on your Fall break, Spring break, or Weekend break, and learn about issues such as restoring ecosystem, rehabilitating homelessness, and serving people around themes of homelessness, hunger, and health.

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Biology Community Engaged Learning

Department of Biology

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ASUU Boards

Associated Students of the University of Utah

In order to better serve students, ASUU has created 16 student run boards to oversee everything from concerts to career services for the Student Body.

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Utah Reads Tutoring Program

The Bennion Center

This community service work-study program involves university students as reading tutors and site leaders. Each site has a leader with leadership responsibilities. The site leader is mentored by a staff person, and the tutors are mentored by the site leaders and receive training from staff members.

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Student-led Volunteer Programs

The Bennion Center

There are about 50 student-led volunteer programs for projects at nonprofit organizations, which foster volunteer management and leadership skills. Program directors recruit additional students, who are mentored by fellow students with previous experience as well as a staff member. There is a student board that governs the programs.

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Bennion Center Scholars

The Bennion Center

The Bennion Center Scholars Program is designed for students who crave intellectual and personal challenges and for students who are, or want to become, actively involved in their communities. The program is academically rigorous and personally challenging, enhancing both academic learning and community service experiences. ¬†As Bennion Center Scholars, students address real community issues by […]

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Community Engaged Learning Teaching Assistants

The Bennion Center

A CEL-TA is an extra set of hands, eyes and ears who can help coordinate the relationship between the community and your class. The CEL-TA will help by designing and leading reflections, maintaining the relationship with community partners (through calls, site visits, email communication, etc.), and making the students feel an extra level of support […]

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