The University Honors College believes that every student has the responsibility to use their academic interests and skills to positively impact the local, national, and/or global communities.
Academic Community Engagement Advising at the UHC:
- Introduces students to pertinent social issues in the city of Pittsburgh as well as key organizations, leaders, and advocates who are involved with these issues.
- Connects student to fellowships, internships, and study abroad opportunities that relate to public service and social change.
- Supports students to design meaningful experiences and research projects that integrate student’s academic skills and interests into investigating and addressing issues in the community.
- Challenges students to think comprehensively about social change and how their undergraduate educations can be applied to making a positive difference in the lives of others.
Follow this link to schedule an advising appointment with Holly Hickling, our Academic Community Engagement Advisor.