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Active Citizenship Reflection

Every year I get to host our Celebration of Active Citizenship which recognizes the many ways students have prioritized community in the past year.

An Education in Kittens

“Is it hard to give them back?” That’s almost always the first question I am asked when someone learns that I foster cats and

And we continue marching on

This weekend I had the privilege of joining the thousands of people in Washington D.C. to March For Our Lives. I am grateful for

Students ‘Branch Out’ to Baltimore

How did you spend Spring Break 2018? Although, a getaway is not a mandatory component of this week-long holiday, it appears that many take

Civil Rights Leader Honored at Active Citizens Conference

Guest blogger Alexander Nocks’ reflection on the impact of Barbara Johns, civic rights leader, as described at the 2018 Active Citizens Conference. The Active

Choosing W&M

In 2008, I had a bad day at work. Unlike other days, when I would brush it off and move on, I thought it

Advancing Democratic Engagement

William & Mary’s history gives us a unique perspective on the importance and meaning of civic engagement and public service in a democracy. Often

Spring Break in DC? More Like Spring into my Career!

As the DC Spring Break seminars go into full swing, I have found myself in awe of so many of the speakers that have

The Welcoming Semester

As I compiled the end of semester reports, I noticed a bit of a theme for the Office of Community Engagement this fall. We