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11.07.14 Working with Latino Communities Leads to Fulfilling Career, Arts and Letters News

11.04.14 In the face of death, hope; in the shadow of hate, joy, The Observer

10.29.14 Seminar takes Notre Dame Students to Appalachia, The Observer

One Alumna’s Fight for Mentall Illness, ND Alumni & Friends

10.08.14 Social Justice Ministry in Chicago: From Bernardin to George to Cupich, Bill Purcell, America Magazine

A Professor, His Students, and the Power of Design, The connection to South Africa came from Paul Horn ’97, ’05 M.N.A., a former employee at Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns. Horn now serves as the executive director of the Kgosi Neighbourhood Foundation, a nonprofit in Johannesburg. ND Alumni & Friends

09.05.14 Rev. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries, to deliver Annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture on Catholic Social Tradition, ND News  View video

09.04.14 University ranks No. 1 for community service, The Observer

Anne Attea ’86 connection with Latin America and her commitment to social justice developed and was enriched through her involvement with Urban Plunge and a Summer Service Learning project.

06.20.14 Former Notre Dame student body president Patrick McCormick ’12, who participated in an ISSLP and CBR project on refugees in South Africa, writes in a CNN Op-Ed. CNN World, June 20, 2014

May 28-30, 2014 Center for Social Concerns Institute Helps Faculty Integrate Community Engagement into Scholarly Portfolio

June 2014 Notre Dame ranked first for service based on return on investment. Best Value Schools;, Press Release

July 2014 Sheldon Dutes ’07 Lands at 30 Rock; Credits his SSLP Experience at Catholic Worker, ND Today

05.19.14 Graduating seniors honored for commitment to postgraduate service. ND News

04.03.14 Nitesh Chawla receives 2014 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Community-Based Research Award. ND News

Spring 2014 2014 CSC Student Leadership Award Recipients

04.07.14 Howard Zehr, ‘grandfather of restorative justice,’ to speak at Notre Dame, ND News

03.28.14 Peter Woo ’14 Named Recipient of the Indiana Campus Compact 2014 Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award, ND News

02.14.14 ND ranks on Peace Corps’ annual list of top volunteer-producing schools, ND News

02.14.14 Alumnus Adam Cowden awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship, ND News

12.09.13 Students linked to South Africa reflect on leader, Observer

08.28.13 CSC launches series on hyper-incarceration, ND News

08.03.13 Maggie Duffy (Anthropology,’14) traveled to Arizona with the Border Issues Seminar. Through her transformative experience and continued learning, Maggie returned to work for No More Deaths this summer. Read about Maggie's journey from a course at Notre Dame to volunteer humanitarian service in this New York Times article entitled, “Group Rooted in the Desert Looks Out for Migrants.”

2013–14 Engaging Youth, Engaging Neighborhoods

09.26.13 Clemens Sedmak was the guest speaker for the Annual Fr. Bernie Clark, C.S.C Lecture, “The Deep Practice of Human Dignity” at the Center for Social Concerns. View Video

06.18.13 Center for Social Concerns institute helps faculty integrate community engagement into scholarly portfolio. Notre Dame News

July 16, 2013 ISSLP Students “Take Action; Inspire Change; Make Every Day a Mandela Day” at their site in South Africa.

Spring 2013 Indiana Campus Compact recognizes Center for Social Concerns

04.26.13 Catholic leaders host the first Poverty Summit in Indiana at Notre Dame Kate Chappell, WNDU

04.22.13 Indiana Catholic bishops to participate in 'Poverty Summit' at ND ND News

03.18.13 Notre Dame Magazine article “Remembering Alan Sondej” The Alan P. Sondej Memorial Fund supports disaster relief efforts in the developing world and antimalarial bed nets in Africa. Donations may be made directly to the Center for Social Concerns, or to the Development Office—reference fund #370343.

03.12.13 Notre Dame named with distinction to 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll ND News

Spring 2013 Center for Social Concerns Creates New Partnership with Engineering and Science Press release

02.06.13 Notre Dame ranks on Peace Corps’ annual list of top volunteer-producing schools ND News

01.24.13 Young photographers to exhibit chronicle of South Bend’s Northeast Neighborhood. ND Newswire

12.11.12 Indiana Experience Offers Little Hope for Michigan “Right-to-Work” Law.Economic Policy Institute

12.03.12 An undergraduate degree in the College of Arts and Letters, along with his experiences at the University’s Center for Social Concerns, led Jim Greene ’85 to a career in service to others. College of Arts and Letters

12.05.12 Notre Dame concludes comprehensive review of GLBTQ student services and support ND Newswire

10.16.12 Power of 'corrosive rhetoric' shaping American politics   ND Newswire

10.11.12 Faith-based ministry aids African communities  The Observer

Fall 2012 Rev. William M. Lies, C.S.C. Honored by College of Arts & Letters

09.21.12 Together+ Awarded $50,000 to Combat Xenophobia in So. Africa ND Newswire

09.14.12 Initiative for Global Development teams with Accenture... ND Newswire

07.30.12 CSC Faculty Fellow Carl Ackerman named Businessweek’s Favorite Professor. Bloomberg Businessweek

06.06.12 Faculty Institute blends scholarship and community engagement, ND Newswire 

Spring 2012 Margaret Pfeil named recipient of  the 2012 Grenville Clark Award Press Release

Spring 2012 Catherine McDonough, Poverty Studies student, wins Cabell Brand Scholarship Award

04.16.12 Rev. Paul Kollman, C.S.C., appointed to direct Center for Social Concerns, ND Newswire

04.11.12 James Schmiedeler receives 2012 Ganey Award for community-based research, ND Newswire

03.28.12 Erin Wright, Notre Dame student, receives service award, The Observer

03.07.12 Students to travel to South Africa,  Anna Boarini. The Observer


02.03.12 "More Notre Dame graduates choose to join the Peace Corps!". Interview by Jenny Dolph, ABC57 News, February 3, 2012

01.31.12 "Notre Dame reaches No. 10 on Peace Corps’ college rankings". ND Newswire, January 31, 2012 Press Release

Winter 2011 "Design for Fair Trade Artisans Crafting Economic". Innovation Journal, Winter 2011, p. 52, ISSLP

Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., "Building Justice in the World: Confronting Evil"

October 25, 2011 Theologian Margaret Pfeil named finalist for Lynton Award Arts & Letters

October 2011 Spanish professor receives service-learning award from Indiana governor. Arts & Letters

September  2011 Community partnerships challenge ND football players to think in new ways... NDNews

May 17, 2011 Notre Dame named finalist on 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. ND News

March 22, 2011 "Sudan After the Referendum: What Happens Next?"  [Video]

March 2011 "Right to-Work," Higgins Labor Studies Report

March 2011 Rachel Tomas Morgan will join a panel presenting on The Diverse Models of International Service in Higher Education, at the symposium International Service and Higher Education: At the Threshold of a New Era. [More]

03.05.11 Higgins Labor Studies Program offers AFL-CIO, UFCW, insight into implications of right-to-work legislation, Press Release

02.24.11 Members of Notre Dame community participate in poverty simulation, Press Release

February 2011 Hebbeler offers presentation " Discerning One's Call: A Framework in the Christian Tradition" at the Institute for College Student Values on February 3–4, 2011.

01.10.11 Notre Dame receives Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement, [ND News, January 10, 2011]


07.05.10 "Will Work for Free," America Magazine


Summer 2010 "From Mountain Top to Global Health," ND Magazine


10.18.10 Notre Dame honors a favorite saint. [ND News, Oct. 18]

10.15.10 Notre Dame students, alumni, take part ... [ND News, Oct. 15] 

October 28–30, 2010 M. Beckman, N. Bowman, J. Brandenberger, A. Cahill Kelly, C. Snyder Mick, A. Smith Shappell, R.Tomas Morgan, and C. Toms Smedley presented at the Tenth International Research Conference on Service-learning and Community Engagement, International Perspectives: Crossing Boundaries through Research in Indianapolis. [more]

Ken Hackett, president of Catholic Relief Services, spoke at the 2010 Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture titled "Globally Engaging Charity in Truth."  [Video]

05.19.10 ND grad students lead “Teaching in the Community” ND News

April 2010 ND Students in Europe, ND Europe Alumni Newsletter 


04.07.10 "Stuart Greene honored with 2010 Ganey Award," ND News; Stuart Greene receives 2010 Rodney F. Ganey Ph.D. Faculty Community-Based Research Award    [Video]

03.25.10 Geddes Hall receives LEED Gold Certification, ND News

12.29.09 "Does Service Learning Really Help?", New York Times

Winter 2009-10 "The World is Their Classroom," ND Magazine

12.14.09 "Who Benefits?" Inside Higher Ed

02.24.10 Villanueva offered the lecture, “Bringing Hope Alive Through Word and Action,” February 24.  [Video]

01.27.10 A Catholic President? [Video] of "Average Joe" Schriner.

01.20.10 "Selfish giving: Charity's dark side,"Toronto Star

12.06.09 Kim Bobo, Executive Director, Interfaith Worker Justice gave a lecture on " Hope for the Working Poor."  [video]

11.09.09 Brigitte Gynther, ND '04 receives 2009 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops News Release

November 2009 Scholastic Magazine Serving it Up

Fall 2009 ND Global (page 6) Service Learning in Europe

Summer 2009 Catalyst  News and Reflections

09.28.09 Joshua DuBois, head of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, talks about "Hope through Faith-based Initiatives." [Video]

09.16.09 Theologian Lisa Sowle Cahill offers the first Fr. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. lecture, “Hope in Action: Living for the Common Good.”   [Video]   

09.11.09 Newly opened Geddes Hall integrates theology, sustainability. ND News and Information

09.10.09 Notre Dame Best Buddies group recognized as outstanding chapter. ND News and Information        

Passage of EFCA would honor dignity of work...SBT Viewpoint by Dan Graff, Higgins Labor Study Program

06.16.09 Center for Social Concerns researchers to study effects of religious belief [ND Newswire article]

05.16.09 Class of 2009 Service Send-off Ceremony  [Video]

04.29.09 Heidi Rocha honored at Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Banquet [Full story]

April '09 Sophia Barbato receives the Distinguished Graduate Student Award presented by the Alumni Association. [Full story]

04.25.09 Notre Dame students offset carbon with trees. Tribune article

04.01.09 Daniel Lende is the 2009 Rodney F.Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award Recipient  [Video]

03.25.09 Making a Living Making a Difference: Landing a Nonprofit Job or Internship    [Video]

03.02.09 American Politics – Living Faithful Citizenship, William Purcell, Director of Harvard’s Institute of Politics  [Video]

02.02.09 Faithful Citizenship: From Local to Global, Lecture by Jeffry Korgen   [Video]

01.20.09 Notre Dame Rises Again in Peace Corps Rankings [Full Story]

11.21.08 Course Development Grant Winner Essaka Joshua's Disability Seminar has made an impact on students, community... Observer article

11.14.08 Leaders in Transition article, National Catholic Reporter [View]

10.28.08  Ike Brannon, McCain/Palin '08 Policy Advisor, explains the economic nuances of international aid at the Campaign Forum.     [Video]

10.27.08 NDVotes '08  [Video] on ND Homepage

10.27.08 McCain and Obama advisors to speak at forum [View]

10.27.08 Andrews/McMeel Forum. [View]

10.27.08 Seminars Reduce Carbon Footprint. [View]

10.27.08 Cedar Rapids Service Trip  [View]

10.21.08 Notre Dame students help flood clean-up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. [View] The Gazette.

10.02.08 Notre Dame Debate Club watches Vice Presidential candidates. [View] coverage on the WSBT website (Click  Watch The Video).

09.03.08  Faithful Citizenship &The Catholic Tradition, David O'Brien [Video]

08.18.08 Higgins Labor Studies Program joins Center for Social Concerns [View]

Summer '08 ND Junior Use Summer for Service Work...The Spirit of Notre Dame [View]

"How Can Faith Impact the Public Square?", Forming Consiences for Faithful Citizenship [Video]


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