Thursday, September 15, 2011 myBiz Blog
Morgridge Center update 9.15.11 by Katie Coon

The  Morgridge Center is UW-Madison's center for public service - connecting students, faculty and academic staff with nonprofits and the community through volunteerism, service-learning and community-based research.  Check myBiz each week for new ways to get involved.

2011 Fall Volunteer Fair

The 2011 Fall Volunteer Fair will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2010, from 11a.m. – 2p.m. in the Great Hall at Memorial Union.

Meet with over 60 local non-profit organizations to learn about their mission, programs and current volunteer opportunities. Talk with representatives to find a volunteer or service-learning opportunity that matches your major, interests or career goals. This event is free and open to all, so join us on September 29th and learn how your involvement can make a difference on campus and in the Madison community.

For more information on the Fall Volunteer Fair visit our Website.

Become a Schools of Hope Tutor

The Schools of Hope tutoring program is seeking thoughtful college students to tutor in Madison-area middle and high schools.

Schools of Hope is a program which aims to address the gap in academic achievement between students of color and their white peers. Wisconsin currently has the largest achievement gap in the country resulting in a serious need to provide students with extra support.

 

As a volunteer you have the opportunity to tutor weekly at one of 17 schools. Volunteers can choose when, where, and what grade they want to tutor. Tutor trainings are provided along with on-going support from volunteer coordinators located at each site. Join the largest youth tutoring effort in Madison, become a Schools of Hope volunteer!

Visit the Morgridge Center website for more information on Schools of Hope.