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Hillel for Utah Raises over $2,500 for Feed U Pantry in Honor of Jewish Harvest

By Allison Stuart, News Writer November 9, 2021

  The Feed U pantry, located in the basement of the A. Ray Olpin Union at the University of Utah, is a free resource available to all with a U card. Any student and faculty member can use the...

University of Utah Bennion Center in 2021. 

 Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bennion Center Continues to Stride Forward After Community Engagement Classification

By Malinka Kaluarachchi, News Writer February 14, 2021

  In Feb. 2020, the University of Utah received a 2020 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation. This classification measures the U’s commitment to community-related activities....

A ticket to the vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020 in Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City.

Behind the Scenes of the VP Debate with Student Viewers, Volunteers

By Alexis Perno, Jack O’Leary , and Natalie Colby October 9, 2020

    60 University of Utah students, randomly drawn from a pool of 300 students chosen earlier in another random drawing, witnessed the debate live between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice...

Lowell Bennions Legacy Continues

Lowell Bennion’s Legacy Continues

By Stephany Cortez September 17, 2019

The Bennion Center at the University of Utah is preparing for its biggest service project of the academic school year, aiding about 35 different community agencies and programs — five more projects than...

Ilan Hammond (Community Partner Liason) and Michaela Lemen (Events Coordinator), both members of the Scholars Leadership Team at a SSP. 
(Courtesy of Megan Peterson, with the Bennion Center)

Positive Impacts: Community Outreach with the Bennion Center Scholars Program

By Connor Applegate February 19, 2019

  The Bennion Center Scholars program is one of many campus programs offering students a chance to experience community outreach through their university studies. The program’s website highlights...

(Courtesy of Tanner Clegg)

Macote’s School: Former Ute Brings Education to Home Country

By Mandi Johansen February 5, 2019

  Born and raised in Guinea-Bissau, a small country in West Africa, Macote Ambrozio has had to take a more difficult path to success because of the lack of opportunities for improvement offered...

The Bennion Center in the Olpin Student Union February 6, 2017. (Michael Adam Fondren | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hundreds Volunteer for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

By Amy Loret January 30, 2019

  To honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and to kick-off MLK Week at the University of Utah, over 250 student volunteers spent the morning of Saturday, Jan. 19 working on 12 different service...

Photos of the Bennion Center of the University of Utah on April 10, 2018.
Matt Gubler

Patience: Volunteering is About More Than Just Building Your Resume

By Alisa Patience April 26, 2018

A wise man once said, “There’s no such thing as a selfless good deed.” That man was Joey Tribbiani, a beloved fictional character from the sitcom “Friends.” Throughout high school, students...

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

By Shaelyn Barber April 25, 2018

I wanted to change the world. So at age 15, I journeyed across the globe to Cambodia, intent upon my desire to help the impoverished country. I didn’t know much about Cambodia, its people or its trials....

(Photo Courtesy of Sealants for Smiles)

U Volunteer Work Leaves Kids Smiling

By Kylee Ehmann March 1, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Volunteer organizations tend to leave people grinning, but few more literally than Sealants for Smiles. MOST READ STORY: MEXICAN AMBASSADOR TO SPEAK AT THE U Throughout...