community engagement

Bob Hansman Engages Medical Students in Heart of St. Louis

By Isha on September 11, 2017

  Bob Hansman is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and a Community Engagement Faculty Fellow at the Gephardt Institute. He was recently featured on St. Louis Public Radio for his involvement in one of the School...

Neighborhood Leadership Academy Fall Registration

By Isha on August 28, 2017

More than 270 leaders from the St. Louis region have participated in the Neighborhood Leadership Academy, learning the skills and building the networks to strengthen and engage neighborhoods. The Academy provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles, organiza...

Introducing the Gephardt Institute’s Summer Internship Team

By Jennifer on June 27, 2017

In early June, the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement welcomed six summer interns to the team. Seth Coven, Jennie Greenstein, and Jocelyn Meraz are undergraduate students; Casey Knotts is a Master’s Research Fellow; and Jacob Metz and Emma Riley are recent graduates of Washingt...

Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award – 2017 Honorees

By Jennifer on April 30, 2017

On April 19, over 150 colleagues, friends, and loved ones came together to celebrate five members of the Washington University community for their commitment to service and giving in the St. Louis region. Honorees received the Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award. The Virgils epitomize the...

Bob’s Tour Documentary Screening

By Jemile on October 25, 2016

WashU Graduate Profiles Community Engagement Faculty Fellow Bob Hansman in New Documentary Washington University graduate Jun Bae profiles Bob Hansman, a beloved architecture professor at the school. In its portrait of a white man with a black son, the film provides an intimate look at Hansman an...

Summer 2017 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

By giadmin on October 19, 2016

Immerse yourself in community leadership and engagement this summer in Washington, DC. The 8-week program allows students to intern with nongovernmental organizations while earning 3 to 9 academic credits in economics and humanitarian aid from George Mason University. The program is designed for ...

CORP is Looking for Volunteers to Help County Senior Residents

By giadmin on October 5, 2016

The County Older Resident Program (CORP) provides services at no cost to county senior residents. CORP makes a difference through a wide range of services that allow older adults to live on their own, provided by caring volunteers in the community. Volunteers are need for three different jobs: vo...

Volunteer with AmeriCorps VISTA as a Community Engagement Coordinator

By giadmin on September 28, 2016

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter (AAFA-STL) is seeking two dedicated, mission-focused individuals to fulfill a year (November 2016 – October 2017) of national service through the AmeriCorps VISTA program.  These positions will help improve awareness and partic...