Community Service News

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

On February 28, 2020, members of John Cabot University’s chapter of STAND, and other Community Service volunteers, dedicated their time to building furniture for the Casa Del Papà, a structure that hosts fathers whose children are hospitalized at the Bambino Gesù Hospital, in Rome.

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Two volunteers from the JCU Africans in the World Cultural Club (AWCC) participated in the launch of Sulwe on February 14.

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

JCU's Julia Del Papa presented the street art project "La Cura della Bellezza" on February 4, 2020 at the municipal library in Corviale (Rome).

Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking

Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking

John Cabot University welcomed Father Fabio Baggio for a talk on Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking.

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.