Congratulations to Our 2022 UCSC Award Winners!
The UCSC is proud to introduce five outstanding students from across the University who are demonstrating a high level of engagement in community and civic life and achieving incredible things in o...
Spring 2022: Afternoon Tea with UCSC
New for Spring Quarter 2022: join us for Afternoon Tea with UCSC! Afternoon Tea with UCSC is a weekly series exploring the hot tea in the world of civic engagement and “social justice.” The info...
Earth Day 2022: UCSC Invests in Chicago
In honor of Earth Day, UCSC will host a two-day event to advance environmental justice. First, on Earth Day itself (Friday, April 22nd), we’re excited to convene a panel conversation about pathways...
Recent UChicago graduate brings program pairing student mentors with local teens to life
Inspired in part by his time in UCSC’s Summer Links program, Justin Douglas, UChicago MA'21, recently launched the Phillip Jackson Youth Mentorship program with Black Star Project pairing Black UChicago student mentors with local high schoolers.
Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this year the UCSC has developed and curated a set of programs to bring campus and community together for a variety of service events. From community-partne...
Fourth-year student in the College among recipients of University of Chicago 2022 Diversity Leadership Awards
University of Chicago Faculty, alumni, staff and student winners to recognized as part of MLK commemoration.
Fall 2021 at the University Community Service Center
Want to get involved with Chicago and the South Side this fall? Learn more about upcoming programming and available resources to kickstart your journey.
More than 2,200 incoming college students meet with and learn from nearly 100 community leaders during Engage Chicago orientation event
Nearly 100 community leaders met with small groups of all 2,200 incoming College students as part of the University’s annual Engage Chicago Orientation Week event hosted by the University’s Community Service Center within the Office of Civic Engagement.
Hyde Park Herald: Local hunger programs continue work amid steady demand
Food programs have continued to gain traction throughout the pandemic. This includes Hyde Park's very own Love Fridge, which arrived last August after a concerted effort by the University of Chicago Community Service Center and local residents.
Meet our 2021 UCSC awardees, the students who have impacted our world for the better
Each Year, the University Community Service Center honors between 4 and 5 students who significantly impact our community and our world through their work. We're pleased to introduce you to our 2021 winners.
Block Club Chicago: Another Love Fridge, ‘a piece of the puzzle’ to address food insecurity, now open around the clock in Hyde Park
UChicago's University Community Service Center partnered with Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, Love Fridge, UChicago Medicine staff, and University of Chicago Laboratory Schools parents to get the fridge to this location.