Community Service News

Towards a Greener Future: JCU Takes Part in Ostia and Trastevere Cleanup

Towards a Greener Future: JCU Takes Part in Ostia and Trastevere Cleanup

The Office of Community Service and Grassroots Club organized three cleanups in Trastevere and one in Ostia as part of larger environmental initiative.

Understanding Individual Wellbeing: JCU Welcomes Italian Red Cross

Understanding Individual Wellbeing: JCU Welcomes Italian Red Cross

JCU welcomed three representatives of the Italian Red Cross who presented an analysis of individual wellbeing through two different scientific models.

Professor Isabella Clough on Anti-Roma Discrimination in Italy

Professor Isabella Clough on Anti-Roma Discrimination in Italy

JCU hosted a lecture by Italian Studies Professor Clough Marinaro dedicated to raising awareness concerning discrimination of the Roma community.

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

This summer, the students of the ‘DMA 322 Digital Storytelling and Community Engagement’ course had the opportunity to collaborate with the Casa Internazionale Delle Donne (International Women’s House), a self-financed not-for-profit organization that works on promoting the rights, culture, knowledge, experiences and policies produced by and for women. They produced three short documentaries.

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

John Cabot University had the honor of welcoming author, professional speaker, personal coach, emcee, and entrepreneur James Robilotta on June 11 as a guest of the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism.

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

“Poverty is Sexist:” JCU Welcomes Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign

On Monday June 3rd, the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism invited JCU students Marta Moretti, Francesca Dalmazzo and JCU Alumna, Fabiana Fuschi, to present “Poverty is Sexist” as Youth Ambassadors of the ONE Campaign.

Multiple Diversities in the Migrant Population: JCU Welcomes Italian Red Cross

Multiple Diversities in the Migrant Population: JCU Welcomes Italian Red Cross

The Community Service Office invited Daria Russo and Mariangela Iorio to talk about “Multiple Diversities,” a newly released study conducted with the support of UNAR, Italy’s National Anti-Racial Discrimination Office.

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the STAND student club recently donated €3,600 to the Italian Red Cross to support the Emergenza freddo (Cold-weather Emergency) project.

Alessandro Signorini: How to Support a Dream Through Fundraising

Alessandro Signorini: How to Support a Dream Through Fundraising

Marketing Professor Alessandro Signorini was invited to talk about fundraising for NGOs in the context of JCU Service Learning seminars on March 5. Prof. Signorini talked about how Fundraising for NGOs really works, what kind of projects donors are most inclined to finance, and the power of telling individual stories about those who will benefit from donations.

JCU Hosts Humilitas Executive Director Gaia Mormina for Service Learning Lecture

JCU Hosts Humilitas Executive Director Gaia Mormina for Service Learning Lecture

JCU hosts Humilitas Executive Director Gaia Mormina for two lectures focused on illustrating the importance of soft skills when working in the humanitarian field.

Championing the JCU Lifestyle: Double Major Sierra Wharton

Championing the JCU Lifestyle: Double Major Sierra Wharton

Sierra Wharton is a double major in Political Science and Communications (Class of 2019). Having participated in numerous JCU clubs and activities, she tells us what it means to be part of the JCU community.

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

Food Across Cultures: JCU Service Learning Presents Humanitarian Project

The JCU Service Learning presented “In Cammino… Catering Migrante”, a humanitarian project that fosters social inclusion and professional development for migrant and refugee cooks in Rome On Friday, July 13.

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

John Cabot University Wins VORECO Award for Social Inclusion

On Monday, June 25 Professor Andrea Lanzone, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs, and Service Learning project coordinator, was invited to VORECO Onlus Center in Rome to accept the 2018 Annual Prize for Social Inclusion on behalf of JCU.

Service Learning Meet & Greet: JCU Hosts Humanitarian Partners

Service Learning Meet & Greet: JCU Hosts Humanitarian Partners

The JCU Service Learning Project – Combining Fieldwork and Education hosted its First Annual Meeting with partner organizations that offer learning opportunities to JCU students and alumni who wish to explore careers in the humanitarian field, on June 15th.

JCU Students Honored at 2018 Student Life Awards

JCU Students Honored at 2018 Student Life Awards

Student Services presented John Cabot’s annual Student Life Awards on Thursday, April 26.