Action Scholars

Community, Innovation, and Global Impact

Recognizing the power of the experiential learning built into the Civic Scholars program, Drew University has expanded into the Drew Action Scholars program, including more students and embracing more—and larger—real-world problems and solutions.

Drew Action Scholars is a two-year program with a four-year scholarship, guided by a distinctive, results- and action-oriented approach to real-world problem-solving. Accepted students join a cohort of peers committed to communityinnovation and global impact in a connected world. All first-year Action Scholars are supported by a junior or senior peer mentor. Complete the two year program and receive a four year scholarship of $10,000 ($2,500/year).

Learn more about joining the program or start an application!

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New Immersive Experience! The Madison Ambulance Cadet Program

Interested in exploring emergency medicine, public health, or other careers in the medical field? Have you ever thought about becoming an EMT? The Madison Ambulance (MVAC) Cadet Program was just approved as an IMMX. This semester-long program provides Drew students …

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Drew University Inspires High Schoolers in AdvantageArts Program

July 2021 – The Drew University Theatre and Dance Department’s AdvantageArts program returns to the stage after postponing last summer’s program due to COVID-19.

Zachery Halley (left) performs in summer 2019.
The AdvantageArts program, which began in 2010 under the …
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Drew University Social Justice Movie Club!

Invite from the Drew Alumni and Parent Communities Team:

Hello!

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new Social Justice Movie Club for all university community members! The group will discuss a new “movie that matters” every month. Discussions …

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Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman
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Beyond Boundaries: All Welcome; Participation Free

Invite from the Center for Community Learning at Western Washington University

Dear Friends,

Please join us for free, upcoming Community Engagement Fellows programs in April and May!

Learning Together Trainings (April 12-16)

The Learning Together Training Sessions focus on poignant issues and …

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Looking for a Meaningful Summer Internship or Job? Idealist.org or LinkedIn can Help

Right now, many students are looking for summer internships and jobs in the non-profit or social impact sectors that will build their skills and resumes, and advance their personal and professional goals. Right here in all career communities on Launchpad, …

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Featured Classes

Drew Action Seminar II: Exploring Solutions

Prof. Amy Koritz, Lisa Jordan, Jonathan Golden
Focuses on problems identified in the fall semester. Engages students through readings and critical analysis, with the ethical questions raised…

Drew Action Seminar I: Thinking Through Problems

Prof. Amy Koritz, Jonathan Golden, Minjoon Kouh
Examines in-depth a few case studies of complex challenges relevant to all focus areas (civic/community, global, innovation), with brief introductions…

Featured Resources

Serves resident and commuter students and is managed by Gionna Del Purgatorio C’20, our Drew AmeriCorps Changebuilder Coordinator in the Center …

Mentors

Melanie Haber

Action Scholars Mentor

Marwa Elessawy

Action Scholars Mentor

Kate Fulton-John

Action Scholars Mentor

Janak Malla

Action Scholars Mentor

Cassidy Conklin

Action Scholars Mentor

Alyssa Sileo

Action Scholars Mentor

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