Amy Sugerman

Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement

Amy Sugerman

Amy joined the Center for Civic Engagement in 2012. In her role at the Center, she supports the Civic Scholars Program in all its dimensions including recruitment, retention, advising and program coordination. She also develops and stewards partnerships between Drew and community organizations to provide civic engagement and internship opportunities for Drew students and for faculty members teaching community-based learning courses. Prior to this position she held two others at Drew, beginning in 2001, and former administrative posts at M.I.T. and Harvard Business School. Amy holds a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Connecticut.

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Get Inspired! Apply for an Arts of Respect Fellowship!

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ARTS OF RESPECTestablished in 2009 and facilitated by Drew’s Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict (CRCC), is one of my favorite annual programs at Drew. It provides a $1,000 fellowship to students who plan and execute a project that …

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Volunteer to Help the Environment!

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From Drew Senior, Cece Kracht: “Come participate in this Senior Civic Project, Healthy Planet, Healthy Humans (HPHH) which was created and designed around cleaning up and protecting our environment. This project will take place in the months of January through …

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Drew Alums Share Their Career Journeys and Passion for Service to Others

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On Dec. 3, 2020, the evening before the final day of Fall semester classes, Drew students took a study break to meet five impressive alums committed to civic engagement and to making our world a better place.  Our Launch Social …

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Interested in Museum Work?

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If the idea of working in a museum excites you — museums of art or history or historical records and archives — consider spending some time looking through the American Alliance of Museums website.  They share a wealth of information …

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And The Winners Are…….!!

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FilmBoot24 is a 24-hour filmmaking bootcamp where Drew students collaborate with film and media professionals, Orange and Newark High School students, and Drew faculty. Last weekend five teams of students from Orange HS, Newark Arts HS and Drew University worked …

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Weathering the Election Storm: Thoughts from the Drew Community on Handling the Uncertain Times Ahead

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November 2020 – This has been an election cycle unlike any in recent memory: divisive rhetoric, uncertainty, and a likely week-long wait for an official outcome.
All of this amid a second wave of a global pandemic, inequalities spanning race, wealth, …

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Get Engaged with Virtual Volunteering Opportunities & Potential Jobs & Internships!

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Now more than ever is the time to come together and help in any way we can. We can still assist our communities, support one another, and lend a helping hand where we are able. While we may not be …

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Jobs with the State of NJ!

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STUDENTS FROM ALL MAJORS looking for work should consider a job in state gov’t. They are hiring, the benefits are great, and there are many opportunities.  On April 14, the Launch Social Impact Career Community with the Center for Civic …
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New EMT Program for Spring 2021!

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Students: Are you EMT Certified or interested in driving for Madison Ambulance? Check out this new program, created jointly with Madison Ambulance, Campus Security, and the Center for Civic Engagement. It will provide hands-on emergency response opportunities, while at the …

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Internships & Jobs of the Week: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government

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Jobs and Internships with Women Creating Change

Women Creating Change, formerly known as Women’s City Club of New York and established in 1915, is an inclusive community that partners with underserved women to develop and strengthen the skills and resources …

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