2019 CASC graduate Kym Leggett has been named the 2019-2020 Dean’s Fellow for the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Leggett received her bachelor’s in sociology, a double minor in CASC and music. She also earned the CASC certificate in Poverty Solutions, Action & Engagement.
Jack Griffin and Amrita Das, CASC minors, received the 2018 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Spirit Award. The awards honor undergraduate students on Central Campus who best exemplify the leadership and extraordinary vision of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jamie Thompson, a CASC undergraduate minor student and a co-founder and organizer with Students4Justice, discussed with Teen Vogue how U-M students are fighting racism on campus.
CASC Undergraduate Minor Program Advisor and LEO Adjunct Lecturer Joe Galura’s chapter, “Service-learning and integrative pedagogy for engaging the whole student” was published in Teaching the Whole Student: Engaged Learning with Heart, Mind, and Spirit.
Assistant Professor Katie Richards-Schuster and LEO Adjunct Lecturer Joe Galura’s article, “Navigating multiple ePortfolios: lessons learned from a capstone seminar” was published in the International Journal of ePortfolio.
CASC Undergraduate Minor Program Manager Amber Williams was appointed by President Schlissel to the Voices of the Staff Program’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion network team for a two-year term.
Sean Smith’s (CASC student) article, “Being a Low-Income Black Student at a Predominantly White Institution” was published in The Huffington Post.
Two CASC (Community Action and Social Change Underagraduate Minor) students were recognized for major awards at the University:
Brittney Williams was recognized as one of The Michigan Daily's Students of the Year.
Meredith Starkman is the winner of the 2016 Wallenberg Fellowship.
Sarah Hong and Amanda Champagne (CASC students) was featured in The New York Times article, "On the Front Line of Campus Sexual Misconduct".
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