Women’s soccer collects 1,111 pounds of food for Food Bank of Northern Indiana

Author: Erin Blasko

Members of the University of Notre Dame women’s soccer team collected 1,111 pounds of food, the equivalent of 868 meals, during a food drive Sunday (Sept. 6) outside Alumni Stadium.

The drive-thru event benefited the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, which collects and distributes food throughout Elkhart, LaPorte, Kosciusko, Marshall, Starke and St. Joseph counties.…

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Story time moves on online for Robinson Center Youth

Author: Erin Blasko

Samantha Musleh was out and about in March, before the full onset of the coronavirus, when she bumped into a family from the University of Notre Dame’s Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC).
“They said their son was missing me so much, and my heart just broke,” said Musleh, who teaches preschool to learners of English as a new language at the RCLC as an AmeriCorps member.

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COVID-19 Updates

Author: Erica Futa

The current Coronavirus outbreak has ongoing, direct consequences for both the operations and needs of many community organizations. In accordance with public health guidelines, most organizations are no longer able to accept on-site volunteers and many are unable to accommodate remote collaboration.

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Building beds and relationships with colleagues

Author: Hilary Loso

Human Resources staff recently served a day with Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to building, assembling and delivering bunk beds for children and families in need. With the motto “no kid sleeps on the floor in our town,” SHP works to provide a bed to any child in a community who needs one.

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Notre Dame recognized by Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement

Author: Erin Blasko

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has again recognized the University with the Community Engagement classification, citing excellent alignment among the University’s mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices in support of “dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.”

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Countdown to Carnegie: In search of 300 community engagement stories by March 8

Author: Jay Caponigro, Office of Public Affairs

In January, nearly 80 student-athletes from Notre Dame’s track and field team joined the staff at South Bend’s Center for the Homeless to build team spirit and share their time, talent and treasure for the benefit of the center’s guests. Through nearly 15 hours of service over four days, the team painted walls, filled three dumpsters with unusable items, shredded out-dated records, organized pantries and dined with guests. True to form for track and field, CFH

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Notre Dame welcomes over 300 fifth graders to STEAMnd

Author: Stephanie Healey

Notre Dame welcomes over 300 fifth graders to STEAMnd

Published: May 15, 2014

Author: Stephanie Healey


Fifth graders play the instruments created for them byundergraduates in the ND Design Deck.

On Monday, May 12, over 300 fifth graders from the Michiana area came to the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center for STEAMnd, an initiative to teach students how the arts and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields can be integrated together. The goal of this event was to teach the students about the math and science behind musical instruments.…

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