"America at large is facing two pandemics: racism and COVID-19. But, low-income Black and Brown children in America are facing one more, the temporary and permanent closure of their schools." Read an Ed Week op-ed co-authored by Ryan Good, assistant professor and co-director at the Washington Community Scholars Center in Washington D.C. ... read more about In Ed Week op-ed, Professor Ryan Good draws attention to school closures from Ed Week
A city divided, Washington D.C. is at once violent and magnificent. Its political and cultural institutions attract politicians, academicians, artists, and immigrants. Rhythm and color from around the globe embellish ... read more about Washington Community Scholars’ Center director to retire after 22 years of shaping, invigorating DC cross-cultural program
“Community organizing is fundamentally a project of power-building within and among groups of people marginalized from existing power structures,” says Professor Ryan Good, co-director of the Washington Community Scholars’ Center ... read more about EMU announces community organizing and development minor
Twelve students from Eastern Mennonite, Bethel College and Bluffton University are gaining professional, community and cultural experiences in EMU’s Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC) this semester. The program, in Washington ... read more about WCSC students enter professional internships in Washington D.C.
The post-trip Tweet-style summaries tell the story: one long cold day filled with new sights, new people, learning and a lot of laughing. And for some students in Professor Andrew ... read more about Tweet D.C.: BUSADMIN 101 students meet professionals, explore capitol
The best internship, says Brendon Miller, is crafted jointly and intentionally, incorporating both the goals of the intern and the organization. Miller would know. His first internship turned into his ... read more about Business internships through WCSC program prep students for job market
When Riley Wesp changed his major from accounting to computer science after his sophomore year at Eastern Mennonite University, he wondered, amid enduring 18-credit-hour semesters necessary to graduate on time, ... read more about Tech Impact summer internship preps cyber-security hopeful
Ricardo O. Villalba runs a successful film and video production company, Washington Digital Media, based in the Brightwood Park neighborhood of Washington D.C. The 44-year-old bilingual producer collaborates with young, ... read more about Digital media majors find challenging internships in multicultural Washington D.C.
Professor Felipe Hinojosa offered a message of promise during his keynote address “Another University Is Possible” at Eastern Mennonite University’s annual fall faculty and staff conference: Embrace students as visionaries ... read more about Student activism presents learning opportunities for all, says faculty/staff conference keynote
Bluffton University senior Shanon Gallagher started her internship at Carroll Manor in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington D.C. just weeks ago, but she walks through the halls of the multi-story ... read more about Summer WCSC internship confirms career direction in geriatrics