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PAYING IT FORWARD

COMMUNITY SERVICE AT UCONN

Every year, UConn students, faculty, and staff give back to the community in a variety of ways — from a student-led annual, all-night dance-a-thon to raise money for a nonprofit children’s hospital to health care professionals who volunteer their time to offer free medical and dental screenings to migrant farm workers.

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$39.7 MILLION

Economic impact of all UConn faculty, staff, and student volunteer activities FY2013.

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1,397,130

Hours UConn students spent volunteering in 2013.
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$560,401

Amount raised through the HuskyTHON annual dance marathon, the largest student-run philanthropy in the state, for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in 2015.
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28,800

Hours served each year by UConn students during Alternative Spring Breaks, in locations from Hartford, Conn. to Haiti.
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UConn’s Migrant Farm Worker Clinic offers 29 medical and 6 dental clinics throughout Connecticut, offering free health care to 339 farm workers.
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23,500

Hours of community service donated by the UConn Extension program’s Master Gardeners, with a value of $664,110 to the communities and citizens served.

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UConn has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for three consecutive years.

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Connecticut-based agencies partner with UConn to offer semester-long placements for student volunteers.

2020

The year through which UConn has been designated as a Community Engagement Institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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