Notre Dame recognized by Carnegie Foundation for excellence in community engagement

Author: Erin Blasko

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has again recognized the University with the Community Engagement classification, citing excellent alignment among the University’s mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices in support of “dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.”

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Professors Maria McKenna, Richard Pierce tapped to lead AnBryce Scholars Initiative

Author: Erin Blasko

Maria McKenna and Richard Pierce have been appointed co-directors of the AnBryce Scholars Initiative at the University of Notre Dame, a scholar leaders program supporting first-generation college students who demonstrate great promise in the face of challenging life circumstances.

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Rising sophomore Teayanna Leytham selected for Fulbright Summer Institute in Scotland

Author: Erin Blasko

As a kid growing up in Council Bluffs, Iowa, west of Omaha, Teayanna Leytham developed an early interest in math and science. That later blossomed into a love of engineering after she took an introduction to engineering class and joined the robotics team in high school.

Now, the rising sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, who, before March, had never traveled outside of the U.S., is headed overseas to study in Scotland.…

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