Community Engagement Ambassadors
- Campus leaders
- Peer educators
- Dedicated to service
…in the UD community, and beyond.
They engage the undergraduate student body in community engagement and service, while strengthening and expanding student awareness and involvement in community engagement.
To contact the Community Engagement Ambassadors, email: BlueHensEngage@udel.edu
To see how our Ambassadors have engaged in service during their time at UD, check out their blog posts below!
Three Unexpected Things about Service
December 21, 2017Study abroad is one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to travel the world with your friends, meet new people from new places, and gain a new perspective of the world. It also is a great opportunity to be involved in service. During my adventurous semester in Barcelona, I knew it…
The Continuum of Community Service
December 19, 2017What Is the Continuum of Community Service? Community service is about viewing the world through a different set of lenses. It is about moving out of your comfort zone and helping those that are less privileged than you. I view community service as if it were on a continuum. Wherever you stand on the continuum,…
Engaging with Diverse Communities
December 14, 2017The Value of Community Service Community Service is something a lot of individuals get involved in with hopes of making a positive impact and giving back to our local communities. Often times, we underestimate the effect community service can have on our lives. It is an experience that can lead us to discover new passions,…
December 12, 2017The Stigma of Service The definition of “service” is strikingly surprising to the general population, especially the student population on our campus. In my time as a Community Engagement Ambassador and a member of the service-heavy Blue Hen Leadership Program, I have heard many interpretations of service falling along the lines of “volunteering” or “getting…
Service Starts with One Small Step
December 7, 2017Sometimes, We Think Too Big Too often in the realm of community service we think too big. We want to feed the hungry, cure the sick, shelter the homeless and fix the environment. These are admirable goals, and the inherent nobility of pursuing them is undeniably an important factor in what drives us to serve…
How to Find Your Passion in Service: The First Steps
December 5, 2017As with any new experience, entering the world of community service can seem like a daunting task. You might be overwhelmed by all of the different issues you see every day in your community and find it hard to know where to begin. Or maybe it’s something you’ve never really thought much about before, but…
Becoming an Active Citizen
December 1, 2017Entering my senior year at the University of Delaware I am reflecting on how much I have grown in my time here, especially through service and community engagement. While I did volunteer work in high school, the needs of the community were not an everyday priority in how I lived my life. Being an active…
Helpful or Harmful? How to Make Your Service Count
November 29, 2017“Service” was equivalent to “helping” in my mind for a long time. I have since considered more carefully whether a task labeled as “service”…