Students from URBN 1200 take a walk to the Waterbury Green to map out the basic physical features of the area and observe how people are socially using the space as part of a class assignment.
Student’s in the URBN 2000 class take part in a cognitive mapping exercise of the City of Waterbury.
UCS coordinates coat drives at regional campuses to benefit local non-profit agencies.
Staff and students deliver donations from the Greater Hartford Coat and Winter Wear Drive to Hands on Hartford, a local non-profit agency serving the Hartford area.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend research talks on the Storrs Campus on various topics including a discussion with Professor John Logan on global neighborhoods.
UCS co-sponsors “Hot Issues Forums” with the Trecker Library on relevant issues facing our nation and the community i.e. Health Care Reform, 2009 Presidential Campaign Politics, and the importance of the 2010 Census.
While visiting New York, students from Torrington take in local murals, scenes of community art projects in East Harlem including the famous “Spirit of East Harlem” on the right.
Students take a tour of the Wild Carrot Farm, an organic farm in Canton, CT.
Students get a firsthand look at the organic carrot farming process.
The Urban and Community Studies Program and the Office of Service Learning coordinate the Greater Hartford Campus – Hunger No More Team efforts.
UCS Program Assistant, Peter Tribuzio gets ready to take the three mile walk to benefit local non-profit agencies.
UCONN students and staff join over 4,000 individuals who took part in the 27th annual Walk Against Hunger.