Tag Archive for Worcester

A reality show that’s actually real

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Award-winning Clark professor helps city students tell their stories through film What are the stories in people’s lives that are not being told? And what stories are being misrepresented in the media? Eric DeMeulenaere, assistant professor of urban schooling in the Clark University Education Department, posed these questions to a group of Worcester public high…

Hard choices in the nonprofit world

Clark University Professor Rosalie Torres Stone (with microphone) and students Donovan Snyder ’17 and Jiawei Mao ’15 presented Dr. Matilde Castiel, with a check for $10,000 to aid with the work at Hector Reyes House.

For Jessica Horton ’17, the straightforward course title, Community and Health: Nonprofit Grantmaking, hardly hinted at the immersive experience to come. Throughout the fall semester, Horton and her classmates researched, wrote and pitched grant proposals on behalf of several Worcester nonprofit health organizations that address health and social disparities among underserved populations. But the most…

Jeffrey Gillooly named Vice President of Advancement at Clark University

Jeffrey Gillooly is V.P. of Advancement at Clark University.

Clark University announces the appointment of Jeffrey H. Gillooly as Vice President for University Advancement. In collaboration with Clark’s senior leadership, Gillooly will lead fundraising efforts that will support the University’s academic and capital initiatives, deepen and broaden areas of engagement for alumni, families and friends, and further the culture of philanthropy across the University.…

Clark breaks ground on Main Street building

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Clark University broke ground on its much-anticipated Alumni and Student Engagement Center on May 15, the cusp of Reunion and Commencement weekend. “If you’re going to be a good steward of your neighborhood, you have to take care of your front yard,” Clark University President David Angel told city leaders, community partners, and Clark alumni…

Youth Summit at Clark explores race, class, education and identity; draws h.s. students from across state

Nastasia Lawton-Sticklor, research scientist at the Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education at Clark University, holds up a Youth Summit T-shirt. All of the student participants received a shirt.

More than 100 high school students from across Massachusetts attended the second   annual Youth Summit on Race, Class and Education, organized by the Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education at Clark University, April 9. Students from high schools in Amherst, Cambridge, Framingham, Springfield, and Worcester gathered in Tilton Hall for a daylong program focusing on…

Clark U. students travel to Capitol Hill to advocate for international education

(From left to right) Clark students Themal Ellawala ’17, Wandong Yang ’16, Connor Ruby ’15, and Eriberto Mora ’17 are pictured outside the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Four Clark University students traveled to Capitol Hill recently to participate in NAFSA (Association of International Education) Advocacy Day, an annual event devoted to educating members of Congress about how international education impacts states and districts, and why it’s important to have a more globally engaged United States. Eriberto Mora ’17 of Worcester, Connor Ruby…

Clark University making composting commonplace around campus

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Clark University is making great strides toward reducing its environmental footprint by installing composting bins around campus, most recent in the Academic Commons at Goddard Library. This high-traffic campus location was previously equipped with recycling stations for plastic, metal, glass, paper, styrofoam, batteries and cardboard; however, Clark’s sustainability experts knew there was room for improvement.…