Wednesday, October 26 | 5:30 p.m. Networking + 6:30 p.m. Talk
Sackler 114 | Tufts Boston Campus
Join us for the annual kickoff event of the Tufts Social Impact Network, a group of alumni who are interested in or working in the civic engagement, nonprofit, and social entrepreneurship fields. This year’s featured speaker will be Wendy Spencer, who since 2012 has served as CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency overseeing AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, and other programs that engage millions of Americans in national service and volunteering to solve problems for communities.
Tisch Summer Fellow Wins MA House Intern Essay Contest
Tisch Summer Fellow Marissa Birne, A19, who served as a legislative in the office of Massachusetts State Representative Mary Keefe, was awarded first prize in the inaugural Summer Intern Essay Contest held by the commonwealth’s House of Representatives. Read more.
Tisch Summer Fellows meet Madeleine Albright
On June 30, 2016, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter presented the Pentagon’s highest award for public service – the Distinguished Public Service Award – to former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Tufts students Eva Kahan and Gabriella Roncone, both Tisch Summer Fellows working at the Department of Defense’s Cost and Resource Center, had the tremendous opportunity to be there. Read more.
CIRCLE Director Named Students at the Center Fellow
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Director of Tisch College's Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement, was recently named by Jobs for the Future as one of the inaugural Students at the Center Distinguished Fellows, a group of nine leaders in policy, practice, and research from around New England, each selected for their vision, contributions, and impact in the student-centered learning movement in the region. Read more.
In early June, United States Congresswoman Katherine Clark hosted and moderated an environmental policy panel at Tufts University featuring lawmakers, researchers, and practitioners.
The invited speakers were State Senator Michael Barrett; Linda Abriola, Director of the Tufts Environment Institute; EK Khalsa, Executive Director of the Mystic River Watershed Association; and Anne Goodwin, Arlington Coordinator for Mothers Out Front, an environmental advocacy organization. Read more.