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Spring 2024

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MLK Connect & Serve: January 15th, 2024

Come learn more about the MLK legacy on MLK day 2024 in Weasler Auditorium. Meet new people and be immersed in your community while learning more about service and how you can contribute. There will be many activities offered such as card making, blood donating, and creating care kits that will all go toward the Greater Milwaukee Community. For more information or to register, visit the event page.

Community Service Fair: February 20th

Are you looking to get involved with service but are unsure where to begin? Join us from 2:00-5:00 PM in the 2nd floor lobby of the Alumni Memorial Union for a showcase highlighting some great community partners both on and off-campus.

Justice In Action: March 23rd, 2024

The Justice in Action Conference is a one-day student-focused conference to explore your role in service, community and social change. The Justice in Action Conference showcases the beauty and justice work in our community of Milwaukee and on campus and builds stronger relationships in the pursuit of a stronger sense of community. Be ready to meet new people, learn new skills and challenge your understanding of community engagement and justice. Register here.

Book Discussion: American Mother

American Mother tells the important, inspiring story of Diane Foley, mother of Marquette alum, James Foley, who was murdered by ISIS in 2014. It is a story of courage, grief, and forgiveness. There will be two discussions, hosted by Dr. Leah Flack, Scholar in Residence at the Arrupe Center. You do not need to attend both.

This event is free, but registration is required. The first 25 people to register will recieve a free copy of the book.

Marquette Community Day of Service: April 20th, 2024

Marquette Community Day of Service, formerly Hunger Clean-Up, is our largest and longest-running day of service. Since its beginning in 1989, over 34,000 students, faculty, staff and alumni have served with community partners in the city.  Marquette Community Day of Service is one of the many ways we can connect with our mission and with Milwaukee through service.

Arrupe Breakfast Collective

  • April 19th: Earth Month: Making Reusable Tote Bags with the Center for Wellness
  • May 10th: Finals Week Study Break!


Fall 2023

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Marquette Service Project: September 30, 2023

Marquette’s Young Alumni Association is partnering with the Arrupe Center for Community Service and Social Responsibility and the Burke Scholars Program to bring young alumni and current students together in service to support Milwaukee neighborhoods through the Sixteenth Street Community Health Center. Attendees will help to winterize the Community Garden beds, clean up Pulaski Park and assist with graffiti removal and repainting. Register online.

Milwuakee Excursions: Connect & Serve : August 27, 2023

New students, here's your opportunity to get started with service! Join us during Orientation to visit a service site and connect with peers who share your interests. More information and registration available with Milwaukee Excursions on the New Student Orientation website.

Community Service Fair: September 8, 2023

The Community Service Fair is held at the beginning of the Fall semester in collaboration with OFest. Meet community partners from a variety of agencies who are looking for volunteers like you! Attend the Community Service Fair

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: October 28, 2023

Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a smaller service event focused around Marquette's immediate surrounding neighborhood, the Near West Side. Neighbors Helping Neighbors will run from 8:30 am to 12pm. Register here!

Make A Difference Day: November 11, 2023

Make A Difference Day is a larger service event focused on the Milwaukee area. Make A Difference Day will run from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Register here!