Tag Archives: community

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SoHE News & Stories: June 30 – July 6

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! Sparks Honored with Community-University Partnership Award SoHE Assistant Professor Shannon Sparks, PhD., was honored with a Community-University partnership award for her work with the Milwaukee Consortium for Hmong Health. The Consortium, founded in 2008, was created to increase capacity in Milwaukee to address cancer health disparities for […]

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SoHE News & Stories: June 16 – June 22

Check out what’s happening in SoHE this week! Professor Bakken Speaks to Nonprofit Struggles In an article by the Capital Times, SoHE Professor Lori Bakken was quoted speaking to the difficulties many nonprofits experience when communicating with funders and the community. The story focuses on the Justified Anger Coalition that is currently lead by Reverend […]

Anaré Holmes posing in his firefighter uniform. Photo courtesy of Steven R Dewberry.

SoHE Alumnus Honored by NBC NEWS with First #Pride30

Photo courtesy of Steven R Dewberry “Pride is a semblance of the courage that it took for people to stand up for themselves. All of it stems from the nightclub brawls that trans women were fighting in New York City on Christopher Street.”  –Anaré Holmes Anaré Holmes (’10), an alumnus of the School of Human […]

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SoHE Golf Scramble 2017

Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s golf outing and making it a “hole-in-one”! You helped us pass the goal of $10,000 by earning double–$20K–so that our students can earn valuable, real-world experience by interning at community non-profits that normally could not afford paid internships. Thanks also goes out to our guest host UW Men’s […]

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Civil Society & Community Studies

The department of Civil Society and Community Studies at the UW-Madison focuses on the processes of education and community leadership as they pertain to the many fields and disciplines of the School of Human Ecology. Our undergraduate program prepares students to participate with others in effective education or community processes to deal with complex issues […]

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The Center formerly known as “Center for Nonprofits” — now the “CommNS”!

Submitted by Abby PanschUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison 2015Community and Nonprofit Leadership, Environmental Studies 2014 was a transformational year for the Center for Nonprofits– from engaging in a comprehensive strategic planning process coalescing a plan around the Center’s new action research focus, to hosting a first annual event focused on “Inquiry and Action”, which brought together nearly 100 […]