Office of Community Engagement

About the Office of Community Engagement

“The call to serve takes many forms in the life of a compassionate heart.” — Maryanne Radmacher

The Office of Community Engagement promotes and facilitates service as an integral part of the University’s teaching & learning experiences. A variety of academic and community service opportunities are available to students throughout the year.

Stop by the Office, located on the second floor of McGovern Hall, to learn more!

THE WELLNESS CENTER

Through this partnership with the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry (via St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church in downtown Hartford), USJ students provide services to the underserved population, including

  • Blood pressure and glucose screenings,
  • Health, nutrition, and medication education
  • Health referrals
  • Meal preparation and service

See how USJ students engage with the Wellness Center.

WELLNESS CENTER OUTREACH PROGRAMS

  • Catherine’s Place: provides transitional housing & support services to women
  • Manna Community Meals: offers a noon meal and support services
  • The Sandwich Ministry: offers sandwiches & fellowship to people in need
  • The Malta House of Care: a mobile health clinic offering free primary health care to the uninsured population
  • The Malta House of Care/St. Justin’s Food Pantry: enhances the health and well-being of those served by the pantry

GET INVOLVED!

For more information, contact:
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Beth Fischer, RSM, '76, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Community Engagement

860.231.5449
[email protected]
McGovern Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 6

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