Community & Business Engagement Stories
UW-Parkside students, faculty, and partners are always busy making positive change in our communities. We're excited to share what's new.
NEWEST CBE STORIES
Experience Is Key
While taking the course Writing for Multi-Media, Cassidy’s talent for writing was quickly noticed by her instructor Tannette Elie. When Elie encouraged Cassidy to pursue an on-campus internship.
RECENT CBE STORIES
Putting People in Touch with Nature
Maddie’s summer internship at Pringle Nature Center was the perfect match for her Environmental Studies major and life-long dream to work at a nature center.
From Dream to Reality
While meeting her internship requirement for her Child and Family Advocacy and Health and Society certificates, Annette found the perfect opportunity to help children through her internship at Lesia’s Land of Love.
Under the Microscope
Professor Rivero Covelo and his team of undergraduates have been working closely with rats in a study to better understand the effects of eating disorders.
Breaking Down Language Barriers
Through his Community Engagement Certificate, Victor incorporated his education to help children break down barriers in his community.
Student to Instructor
Parkside Alumna, Terra Wendricks partnered with the Department of Corrections as an intern after finding a passion for Criminal Justice. Now Terra is back on campus, teaching the next generation of students as an Associate Lecturer.
CBE STORY ARCHIVE
Fall Semester 2019
Becoming a Professional - Interview with Will Vargas
Exploring an Appreciation for Her Community - Interview with Megan Schulte
Taking Charge of Her Own Education - Interview with Jenna Krueger
A "Hole-in-One" Internship - Interview with James O'Donnell
Work on the Wild Side - Interview with Heather EmeryFrom an Internship to a Job Offer at ESPN - Interview with Darnell Clay
Spring Semester 2019
Other News Stories
Trying Something New - Interview with Marissa Menchaca (Dec. 2020)
UW-Parkside Food Bank
Big Things Can Come From Small CBL Projects
UW-Parkside Students Bring Supplies and Support to Women’s Resource Center
2019 Nonprofit Breakfast “Best to Date”
Dr. Penny Lyter Receives 2019 Sister Joel Read Civic Engagement Practitioners Award
Zach Atkins Honored as 2019 Newman Civic Fellow
Dr. Shailor wins Campus Compact Award
VISTA Alumna Receives Award
CELR Winner - Dr. Peter Knight
Suresh Chalasani - Community Engaged Learning and Research Award
Bianca Ruffolo 2017 Newman Civic FellowMarley Uran: ‘16 Civic Fellow