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SHECP Welcomes Interns to 2019 Opening Conference

By |2019-06-13T12:00:08-04:00June 13th, 2019|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) opened its summer internship season at the 2019 Frueauff Opening Conference, June 6–8, at Marymount University in Virginia. There, 120 undergraduates, from 24 SHECP member schools, prepared to spend their summers studying poverty while working with nonprofit and government programs that are working to alleviate it. [...]

2019 Opening Conference: Session E

By |2019-06-03T12:03:19-04:00May 31st, 2019|

Session E: How Do You Do Your Job? (students meet in groups by work area) Friday, June 7, 2:45 - 4:15 PM See Presenter Bios I. Social Services Group A – Women, Immigrants, Refugees Rowley Hall, Room G205 Welcome: Kathryn McEvoy, Washington and Lee University 2019, SHECP Intern 2017 Presenters: Tanya (TMarcus) Khan, N [...]

2019 Opening Conference: Cohort Room Assignments

By |2019-06-03T16:43:30-04:00May 31st, 2019|

Session A: Meet Your Cohort—Teambuilding (Thursday, 7 to 8:30 PM) Session F: Living Together—Getting to Know Your City and Cohort (Friday, 7:15 to 8:30 PM) Room Locations 1. Atlanta (7): Rowley G129 w/Savannah 2. Austin (6): Rowley G207 w/Washington, DC 3. Baltimore (12): Rowley G127 w/Helena & Shamokin 4. Boston (4): Rowley G211 w/Burlington [...]

SHECP to Host Poverty Summit at Kennesaw State University, Seeks Presenters

By |2019-04-30T17:46:29-04:00May 1st, 2019|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to announce that it will host its first-ever summit on poverty, SHECP Summit 2020, at Kennesaw State University, near Atlanta, Ga., April 3-5, 2020. “Summit 2020 will explore the ways in which universities, nonprofit organizations, communities, and governments can better partner to meet the [...]

Notre Dame Center for Social Concerns Seeks Community-Engaged Learning Program Director

By |2019-03-25T11:27:04-04:00March 25th, 2019|

The Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame, a SHECP member school, seeks a Community-Engaged Learning Program Director. The mission of the Center for Social Concerns is to enact Catholic social teaching through community-engaged research, teaching, and learning. The primary purpose of the Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) program director position is to advance [...]

SHECP Academic Director Receives McLemore Prize

By |2019-03-07T12:52:08-04:00March 7th, 2019|

Dr. Stephanie Rolph, SHECP academic director, receives the 2019 McLemore Prize from Erin Kempker, chair of the Mississippi Historical Society’s prize committee. Dr. Stephanie R. Rolph, academic director for the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP), recently received the 2019 McLemore Prize for her book Resisting Equality: The Citizens' Council, 1954-1989, [...]

SHECP’s Connie Snyder Mick Named Editor of ‘Poverty and Public Policy’

By |2019-02-19T09:58:36-04:00February 19th, 2019|

Connie Snyder Mick, director of academic affairs at the University of Notre Dame's Center for Social Concerns, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Poverty and Public Policy (PPP), an academic journal focused on research related to poverty, welfare, and economic inequality worldwide. Established in 2009 by the Policy Studies Organization, PPP publishes peer-reviewed empirical studies, peer-reviewed theoretical essays [...]

SHECP to Bring Internship Program to Shamokin

By |2019-02-01T11:33:59-04:00February 4th, 2019|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) will add Shamokin, Pennsylvania, to the growing number of communities benefiting from the SHECP Summer Internship Program this summer. The eight-week program pairs students with municipal and nonprofit organizations that work to strengthen impoverished communities. “I am particularly excited about the opportunity afforded to serve Shamokin [...]

MLK Day 2019: Honoring Dr. King by Celebrating ‘A Day On’

By |2019-01-21T11:45:41-04:00January 21st, 2019|

"We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education. The complete education gives one not only power of concentration, but worthy objectives upon which to concentrate. The broad education will, therefore, transmit to one not only the accumulated knowledge of the race but also the accumulated [...]

SHECP Governing Board Welcomes Louwanda Evans as New Chair

By |2019-01-14T11:46:34-04:00January 14th, 2019|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to welcome its new governing board chair, Dr. Louwanda Evans, an associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Millsaps College in Jackson Mississippi. “I believe in and support the power and necessity of the SHECP program in that it [...]

Building Hope from Inside

By |2019-02-19T14:32:17-04:00January 10th, 2019|

This past summer, I interned for Community Solutions, a nonprofit affordable housing developer in New York City. I was assigned to work in the Brownsville Partnership branch. Brownsville is a neighborhood in central Brooklyn, which has the highest concentration of residents living in public housing in the country. Brownsville was first established as a Jewish [...]

Hamilton College Joins Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

By |2018-12-19T08:57:16-04:00December 19th, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to welcome its newest member, Hamilton College. SHECP is a collaboration among 26 colleges and universities that integrates classroom study of poverty with summer internships and co-curricular activities. “I am so pleased that SHECP has invited Hamilton College into this distinguished group of colleges and [...]

SHECP Named Accredited Charity by BBB Wise Giving Alliance

By |2018-12-04T12:44:30-04:00December 4th, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to announce that it has been named an accredited charity by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance. SHECP meets all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability, standards used to evaluate an organization’s finances, governance, effectiveness, and fundraising information. A full copy of [...]

SHECP’s Peters honored by Auburn Seminary with Walter Wink Scholar-Activist Award

By |2018-11-21T10:30:47-04:00November 21st, 2018|

Elon University's Rebecca Todd Peters, professor of religious studies, and the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty's (SHECP) governing board chair, has been presented the Walter Wink Scholar-Activist Award from Auburn Seminary, a prestigious honor named for a beloved seminary faculty member. Peters was presented the award on Monday, Nov. 19, at a reception [...]

Double Your Impact

By |2018-11-15T15:37:37-04:00November 15th, 2018|

Thanks to the generosity of the Connolly Family Foundation, donations to the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) will be matched—dollar for dollar—now through Giving Tuesday, up to a total of $20,000. Give now to help us educate the next generation of leaders about the complexities of poverty and Build a Network for Change. [...]

RFP Deadline Nearing for CST Conference

By |2018-11-13T13:10:52-04:00November 13th, 2018|

The University of Notre Dame, a SHECP member school, will host the 2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference, Option for the Poor: Engaging the Social Tradition, March 21-23, 2019. By assembling experts in Catholic social ethics, the conference seeks to identify social issues and practical responses adequate to address the difficulty of resulting injustices. The Center for [...]

New Book Offers Ethics-Focused Approach for First-Year Writing Courses

By |2018-11-07T11:33:46-04:00November 7th, 2018|

Oxford University Press has just published a new book, Good Writing: An Argument Rhetoric, by SHECP governing board member Connie Snyder Mick, academic director of the Center for Social Concerns and co-director of the Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor at the University of Notre Dame. The book is designed for first-year writing courses in colleges and [...]

Connolly Family Foundation Pledges $600,000 to SHECP

By |2018-10-23T10:41:40-04:00October 23rd, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to announce that it has received a $600,000 charitable commitment from the Connolly Family Foundation to enable the consortium to build capacity and promote growth over the next three years. Based in Atlanta, the Connolly Family Foundation aims to interrupt the cycle of generational [...]

Fighting the Battles to Win the War: Public Defenders Seek Justice, Fairness and Dignity for All

By |2018-09-20T10:24:43-04:00September 20th, 2018|

I spent my summer working at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore City. When I told people where I was going I received a lot of mixed reactions. Some asked me, why Baltimore? Isn’t it dangerous there? Others were curious to know how I could help defend criminals. Don’t they all deserve what’s coming [...]

University of Wisconsin–Madison Joins Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

By |2018-09-13T08:46:01-04:00September 13th, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to welcome its newest member, the University of Wisconsin–Madison. SHECP is a collaboration among 25 colleges and universities that integrates classroom study of poverty with summer internships and co-curricular activities. UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank, a distinguished poverty scholar, remarked, “I have been following the work [...]

SHECP Welcomes New Governing Board Members

By |2018-09-10T18:11:10-04:00September 10th, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to its governing board, Dr. Brian Doyle, director of Marymount University’s Center for Ethical Concerns, and Richard “Duke” Cancelmo, head of trading and portfolio manager at Bridgeway Capital Management. Doyle and Cancelmo were elected by the SHECP [...]

SHECP Interns Report on Efforts to Alleviate Poverty at Closing Conference

By |2018-08-08T10:28:00-04:00August 8th, 2018|

SHECP intern Margaux Curless, Centre College, reports on her work at the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). Nearly 130 college students, from more than two dozen institutions, convened in Cleveland last week for the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s (SHECP) 2018 Frueauff Closing Conference. The two-day event was the culmination [...]

SHECP to Hold Closing Conference for 2018 Interns in Cleveland

By |2018-08-03T13:08:56-04:00August 3rd, 2018|

CLEVELAND—The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) will hold its 2018 Frueauff Closing Conference, at the campuses of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and John Carroll University Aug. 4-5. SHECP is a collaboration between over two-dozen colleges and universities that integrates classroom study of poverty with tailored and focused summer internships and [...]

Shepherd Program Seeks Campus Kitchen Coordinator

By |2018-06-29T10:22:18-04:00June 29th, 2018|

The Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability is seeking a Campus Kitchen Coordinator. The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University provides over 30,000 meals per year to food insecure children and adults.  This position offers an opportunity to work directly with students and community partners within a dynamic, impactful [...]

Congressman Jim McGovern Addresses SHECP Opening Conference

By |2018-06-13T13:19:47-04:00June 13th, 2018|

ARLINGTON, VA.—Representative Jim McGovern of Massachusetts was the keynote speaker at the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s 2018 Frueauff Opening Conference, at Marymount University, June 8. There, more than 130 interns, faculty advisors and ambassadors listened to the ranking member of the House Rules Committee, and founder and co-chair of the House Hunger Caucus, [...]