University of Miami Civic Engagement Initiaitive

  1. Miami Affordability Project at the Chairman’s Council for Prosperity Initiatives Meeting

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    June 04, 2015

    (MIAMI-DADE, FL) – Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime, Commissioners Barbara J. Jordan, and Daniella Levine Cava hosted the third…

  2. UM Launches New Digital Tool for Improving Affordable Housing Needs

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    May 29, 2015

    MIAMI, Fla. (May 29, 2015) – University of Miami officials last week officially launched the Miami Affordability Project, or MAP, an interactive online…

  3. Welcome Community Scholars in Affordable Housing!

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    April 30, 2015 – Developing Miami's next generation of leaders in housing and community development.

  4. UM Junior Natasha Koermer Recognized as Newman Civic Fellow

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    April 30, 2015 – Natasha Koermer, a junior at the University of Miami received Newman Civic Fellows Award.

  5. Dr. Bachin Moderates Panel at Clinton Global Initiative University

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    April 30, 2015 – Dr. Robin Bachin at CGI U Poverty Alleviation: Solutions for Urban Slums Session

  6. Carnegie Foundation Honors UM with Prestigious Community Engagement Classification

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    April 30, 2015 – The University of Miami has been selected to receive the prestigious 2015 Community Engagement Classification

  7. Sean Driscoll receives Jennifer Wollmann Award for Civic Engagement

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    April 30, 2015 – Our office would like to congratulate Civic Engagement High School Partnership participant, Sean Driscoll!

  8. Office of Civic and Community Engagement Earns Key of Excellence Award

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    April 30, 2015 – The Phi Beta Kappa Society (ΦBK) presented the University of Miami’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement with its Key of Excellence Award

  9. Reduced funding for housing programs undermines Amendment 1’s conservation goals

    February 13, 2015 – Environment and housing advocates should come together to preserve funding for both

  10. Housing Resilience Forum Recap and Resources

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    November 21, 2014 – Housing Resilience Forum explores Miami's affordability and climate challenges

  11. UM Receives Two Florida Campus Compact Awards

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    October 27, 2014 – University of Miami honored with two awards from Campus Compact in recognition of campus commitment to civic engagement

  12. UM Junior Guerdiana Thelomar Recognized as Newman Civic Fellow

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    July 16, 2014 – Guerdiana Thelomar receives Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact

  13. Dr. Robin Bachin Receives Award for Engaged Work

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    July 16, 2014 – CCE Director receives Community Engagement Educator Award from Florida Campus Compact

  14. 2014 cohort

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    July 16, 2014 – Community Scholars successfully complete program and present research on housing issues

  15. CCE Day of Service

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    July 16, 2014 – Staff took part in a staff service day with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami at a build site in Liberty City.

  16. Welcome Community Scholars in Affordable Housing!

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    February 03, 2014 – Developing Miami's next generation of leaders in housing and community development.

  17. Hyundai Hope on Wheels

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    July 01, 2013 – Research on minority underrepresentation in bone marrow registries and blood banks.

  18. Chase Community Development Grant

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    June 10, 2013 – The University of Miami’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement has received $75,000 from Chase to support our aAffordable Housing Initiative.

  19. UM Student Athletes Receive Community Service Award

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    May 02, 2013 – The University of Miami Athletics Department awarded a male and female athlete for their service activities in the local community.

  20. University of Miami’s Theatre Arts Outreach Program

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    April 30, 2013 – Dance outreach program includes local students in production!

  21. CCE Featured in University of Miami Spring 2013 Magazine

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    April 08, 2013 – Dr. Robin Bachin along with fellow engaged faculty and UM students profiled for feature on University-community partnerships.

  22. Distinguished Alumnus Will Allen Lectured on Sustainable Food Systems

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    March 29, 2013 – University of Miami hosts alum Will Allen at the BankUnited Center Fieldhouse for lecture, "Growing the Good Food Revolution."

  23. The Miami Hurricane Publishes Article on Civic Scholars Program

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    February 26, 2013 – Civic Scholars recognizes students for their academic success and leadership roles in the community.

  24. Call for Applications: Gables Fellows 2013 - 2014

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    February 25, 2013 – 2013 - 2014 Gables Fellows Program applications are due Friday, March 8, 2013.

  25. Call for Applications: Engaged Faculty Fellows 2013 - 2014

    February 18, 2013 – 2013 - 2014 Engaged Faculty Fellows Award Program applications are due Friday, March 8, 2013.

  26. School of Communication Students Provide Free Services to Non-profits During PhilADthropy

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    February 04, 2013 – Students will provide free advertising services to local non-profits during the 4th Annual PhilADthropy event on February 8 - 9, 2013.

  27. Call for Applications: Newman Civic Fellows Award

    January 29, 2013 – Award will honor inspiring student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities.

  28. College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Member Receives “Champion for Children” Award

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    November 19, 2012 – The Children's Trust awarded Dr. Michael Alessandri its 2012 David Lawrence Jr. Champion for Children Award for his lifetime of achievement and dedication to children.

  29. Dr. Robin Bachin Featured in 2012 President’s Report

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    November 15, 2012 – ’Canes in the Community, the 2012 President’s Report, takes a look at initiatives that exemplify the University’s synergy with South Florida in areas such as civic collaboration, the environment, and economic impact.

  30. Food Day 2012 Success Story and Press Coverage

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    October 25, 2012 – University of Miami took part in the 2nd annual Food Day, a nationwide celebration and movement towards more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.

  31. CCE Co-sponsored Event Covered by Local Media

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    October 19, 2012 – Filmed in Petra, São Paulo, Mumbai, and Masdar City, On Cities is a visual meditation on cities past, present, and future.

  32. e-Veritas Publishes Article on Workforce Housing in the New Economy

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    October 12, 2012 – A half-day conference brought together policy and business leaders to discuss solutions to workforce housing challenges.

  33. Dr. Robin Bachin Featured in UM Admissions Publication

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    September 01, 2012 – In 'Learn from the Leaders' Dr. Bachin speaks about the role University of Miami has taken on to increase civic engagement in Miami.

  34. New Video on the Importance of Engagement

    July 16, 2012 – Featuring UM faculty, students, and staff!

  35. UM Professor Erin Kobetz Receives Spirit of Service-Learning Award in Higher Education

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    April 25, 2012 – Dr. Erin Kobetz recognized by the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of South Florida

  36. Announcing the 2012-2013 Engaged Faculty Fellows

    April 12, 2012 – Inaugural class of engaged faculty fellows has been chosen!

  37. Excellence in Civic Engagement Faculty Award Recipients Announced

    April 12, 2012 – Congratulations Drs. Evans and Santisteban!

  38. CB Connects U Launches

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    April 11, 2012 – CCE oversees an internship as part of the UM Citizens Board's CB Connects U Initiative

  39. Dr. Robin Bachin in the Herald

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    January 23, 2012 – Dr. Bachin, Associate Provost for Civic and Community Engagement, in the Herald

  40. CCE Staff Member Accepted to New Leaders Council Miami

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    January 06, 2012 – Ashley Arostegui chosen to participate in New Leaders Council inaugural class!

  41. More South Florida High Schools Get Top Marks

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    January 05, 2012 – The Office of Civic and Community Engagement would like to congratulate our partners at Southridge High School for earning an "A" grade from the Florida Department of Education for 2011!

  42. Affordable Housing Issues in the News

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    December 15, 2011 – Calls for housing trust fund revenue to be used for housing needs in multiple Florida newspapers.

  43. Office featured on UM Home Page

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    November 15, 2011

    The Office of Civic and Community Engagement is featured on the University of…

  44. Civic and Community Engagement Staff Member Presented with Award

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    November 07, 2011 – Mara D’Amico Receives State-Wide Recognition

  45. UM CCE Featured in Arts and Sciences Magazine

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    November 01, 2011 – Arts and Sciences magazine did an issue on engagement at the University for their Fall 2011 magazine.

  46. Food Day Press Coverage

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    October 28, 2011 – Press coverage of UM's Food Day Events

  47. Food Day Featured in Miami Herald

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    October 20, 2011 – The Office of Civic and Community Engagement's Food Day events were featured in the Miami Herald this week

  48. CCE featured in the Hurricane

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    September 22, 2011 – The Office of Civic and Community Engagement was featured in the Miami Hurricane this week

  49. e-Veritas Publishes Article on the Office of Civic and Community Engagement

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    September 06, 2011 – e-Veritas published article about service learning and the University of Miami Office of Civic and Community Engagement

  50. School of Architecture Helps Plan Port-au-Prince

    August 16, 2011 – University of Miami's School of Architecture was recognized by the Miami Herald for their help in planning the rebuilding of two city blocks in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  51. Pursuing Public Service

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    March 10, 2011 – With the creation of the Office of Community & Civic Engagement, students will have a better understanding of what public service is and how to pursue related careers.

University of Miami Civic Engagement Initiaitive