Students go the extra mile for Jumpstart
Thanks to Emily Johns-O’Leary ’11 and Gabrielle Bills ’11, Tufts’ usual contingent of Boston Marathon runners will be joined by an additional 15 runners representing Jumpstart’s Boston chapter. more
Jumpstart Alumna Katie DeGuglielmo continues working for childhood literacy
After serving as a Jumpstart Corps Member for four years, Katie DeGuglielmo ’10 knew she wanted to continue working with Jumpstart after graduation. more
Tisch College launches 10th anniversary celebration
Last month, students, faculty members, alumni and community partners gathered on the Medford campus to officially kick-off Tisch College’s 10th anniversary. more
Tufts Community Research Center recognizes outstanding community based research projects
On November 30, faculty and community members participating in the Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health (CAFEH) study were recognized with the first annual Tufts Community Research Center (TCRC) Award. Participants in the Launch of the Vida Verde Women’s Co-Operative and Building Your Capacity: Advancing Research through Community Engagement were also recognized.
Teaching as Civic Engagement
Early last month, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Education held its 5th annual Teaching as Civic Engagement conference. Co-sponsored by Tisch College, this year’s conference focused on community violence and what educators of all types can do to make a difference.
Tufts medical students run community health center
Every Tuesday night, students from the Tufts University School of Medicine transform a church basement in Malden, Massachusetts into a health clinic.
Young Voters in the 2010 Election
Recently, CIRCLE and the Generational Alliance (GA) released new analysis of exit poll data. An estimated 20.9 percent of all eligible young people ages 18-29 voted in the 2010 midterms. more
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SAVE THE DATES – Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2011
Join us at Tufts Medford campus to celebrate 10 years of Tisch College and the long history of of active citizenship at Tufts!
On Friday, April 8th, our daylong conference, The Roles of Active Citizens in Improving Education, will explore the many ways individuals can effectively engage in this critical national debate. This gathering is designed for everyone: students and parents, teachers and school board members, social entrepreneurs and volunteers.
On Saturday, April 9th, we will celebrate the remarkable contributions Tufts alumni make as active citizens. Alumni from all Tufts schools will share their innovative ideas and initiatives for social change. Attendees will leave inspired and equipped with valuable tools and connections.
You are welcome for one or both days. Please sign up to receive additional updates.
Lincoln Filene Hall, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155
Tel: 617.627.3453 | Fax: 617.627.3401 | activecitizen.tufts.edu