Community Service News

Community Service Program Thrives Through Adversity

Community Service Program Thrives Through Adversity

Despite the many limitations imposed by the pandemic, Julia del Papa, Director of Community Service, Religious Life, and Multiculturalism, managed to maintain an effective Community Service Program that sought to improve the community and engage students during the Spring 2021 semester.

John Cabot University Welcomes Superior Court Judge Eric Z. Lucas

John Cabot University Welcomes Superior Court Judge Eric Z. Lucas

JCU Student Government, in partnership with Community Service, STAND, and the African Cultural Club, interviewed Eric Z. Lucas, the first African American judge of Snohomish County and Harvard Law School Graduate. 

JCU Community Service Office Organizes Environmental Cleanups in Trastevere

JCU Community Service Office Organizes Environmental Cleanups in Trastevere

On Friday, February 19 and 26, the Office of Community Service organized an environmental cleanup in collaboration with the student organizations Grassroots and STAND.

JCU Athletics Department Launches Strava Challenge

JCU Athletics Department Launches Strava Challenge

John Cabot University’s Athletics Department, Community Service Program, and Student Services team, in collaboration with the STAND and Grassroots clubs, recently launched the second edition of the JCU Strava Challenge.

The Art of Caring About Others: JCU Welcomes Marianna Occhiuto

The Art of Caring About Others: JCU Welcomes Marianna Occhiuto

On November 6, John Cabot University’s Community Service Program hosted Alumna Marianna Occhiuto (Class of 2012), who talked about her experience in fundraising and how it changed her life.

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.