Community Engagement Ambassadors
The Community Engagement Ambassadors are…
- 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. If you are interested in getting on the Community Engagement Student Newsletter, please fill out this form.
To contact the Community Engagement Ambassadors directly, email: BlueHensEngage@udel.edu
To see how our Ambassadors have engaged in service during their time at UD, check out their blog posts below!
A Universal Calling: How Service Can Connect
August 14, 2018What comes to mind when you think of cross-cultural traditions? You could think of sharing food or music among others, but community service is something that might be overlooked in this realm of globally shared values. Service experiences can create powerful bonds in ways unseen elsewhere. While I have acknowledged and cherished this aspect of…
Service Across Cultures and Countries
August 7, 2018Different perspectives on service On the first day of Spring Break, I had the opportunity to serve as a site leader for the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) Habitat for Humanity Trip. I was very excited to be involved in service learning with international students and OISS. I have had really positive experiences…
How Community Taught Me My Own Limitations
July 31, 2018Community service often leads to more positive perceptions of the people we work with and, equally importantly, builds confidence in ourselves by increasing the belief that we can make a difference. While my community services experiences have certainly instilled in me these central elements, they have also significantly highlighted my shortcomings. Repeatedly, volunteering made me…
The Wild and Wonderful Aspects of Service
July 24, 2018“Wild and Wonderful” Those are the words greeting you as you cross the border into West Virginia. When people think of West Virginia they think of typical rural stereotypes like being very religious, having thick accents, and being very set in their ways. However, once you take the time to get to know a place—especially…
Making Service a Lifestyle
July 10, 2018As a new graduate of the University of Delaware, I’ve been reflecting on my experiences throughout my four years here. Service and community engagement have been essential to the connections and opportunities I’ve had on campus and I want to ensure these principles carry over into my post-grad life and career. In college, I’ve learned…
Last Week to Apply to Be a Community Engagement Ambassadors
April 2, 2018Calling all exceptional students! Community Engagement Ambassadors are campus leaders, peer educators, and innovators in the University community. They are committed to expanding involvement in community engagement to every UD student, regardless of major or year. If you think you would make an excellent leader in community engagement, apply today! Don’t delay! Application closes April…
The Volunteer’s Guide to Self-Care
February 26, 2018Sometimes it is challenging to balance your personal needs with the demands of your service project. Truth be told, you cannot effectively engage in service without properly taking care of yourself.
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…