On Wednesday, February 19, Tufts University and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service launched Tufts 1+4, a novel bridge year program for students of all economic backgrounds to engage in a year of full-time national or international service.
This past winter break, 12 students in Tisch College’s flagship Scholars program experienced civic engagement in a different context as they visited and performed service in several Puerto Rican communities. » read
Wayne Yeh, American Studies, A16
Wayne is partnering with Generation Citizen, a non-profit organization aiming to strengthen our nation’s democracy by empowering young people to become engaged and effective citizens through advocating for systemic change. Wayne is working as a Democracy Coach to an eighth grade class at Josiah Quincy Upper School in Downtown Boston's Chinatown. Wayne also joined the executive board of the Tufts Generation Citizen chapter to help reach out to more schools in the Tufts host communities: Medford, Somerville, and Boston's Chinatown.
Learn more about the Scholars program here.
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Tisch College and School of Medicine Celebrate Civic Partnership
Last month, Tisch College Dean Alan D. Solomont spoke at the Tufts School of Medicine’s third annual Community Service Learning (CSL) reception. He was on hand to help announce that the program will now be called the Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine Community Service Learning Program. more
School of Medicine Holds Campus Visit for Local Students
Students at the Tufts University School of Medicine recently hosted a group of 7th graders from the Eugene Wright Science and Technology Academy, in Chelsea for a day of fun and learning as part of the IDEAS in Medicine program, supported by the Tisch College Civic Engagement Fund. more
Tisch Scholars Organize College Fair in Shiprock, NM
A group of sophomore Tisch Scholars recently returned from an alternative break trip to Shiprock, New Mexico, where they helped lead a college fair, as well as college and career-readiness workshops for youth in the Navajo Nation. more
Lawrence Lessig Talks about Power and Corruption
Co-sponsored by Tisch College, Harvard Law professor and activist Lawrence Lessig delivered a thought-provoking lecture entitled "Just Standing Far Enough Outside" about leadership, power, and political corruption. You can now watch the recorded lecture. more