Community Building Team

Mission

Our Community Building Team explores, develops, recommends, and, throughthe appropriate combinations of direct action and stimulating the actions of others in the division and the University, implements means by which the neighbors of our adjoining community and the University can create an ever better environment in which to live, work, and study. Membership includes DSA staff, particularly but not solely from Community Development and University Ministry and Service; faculty, particularly but not solely from Leadership and Global Understanding; students, particularly but not solely from UMAS’s Neighbor to Neighbor group; neighbors; and others concerned.

Members

  • Morris Thomas (Chair)
  • Louise Giugliano
  • Ivy Felder
  • Mark Badstubner

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes – February 1, 2007

In attendance: Ryan C. Holmes, Marjorie Allen, Louise Giugliano, Michael Elsenbeck, Frank Pearson Absent: Jonathan Glennie, Arthur Grover, Mark Badstubner, Ivy Felder, Bonnie Zetick Minutes from the December 10, 2007 meeting were accepted as written. Discussion Items: Demographic Shift- Because … Continue reading

Meeting Notes – December 15, 2008

In Attendance: Ryan Holmes, Marjorie Allen, Bonnie Zetick, Louise Giugliano, Michael Minetti, Charles Hardy, Ali Mwanundu, Arthur Grover Discussion Items Revisiting the Charge: With the addition of the more complete reporting method and responses, the team questioned nature of the … Continue reading

Meeting Notes – November 17, 2008

In Attendance: Ryan Holmes, Marjorie Allen, Bonnie Zetick, Louise Giugliano, Bill Devito Agenda Items: Subgroup Updates Reporting Group: During the last Reporting Group meeting, it was decided that instead of the group documenting all neighborhood properties for potential trash and … Continue reading

International Recognition – July 1, 2008

The work of our Community Building Team earned team chair and Director of Off-Campus Communities Ryan Holmes the 2008 annual award for Outstanding Social Justice Collaboration from the Commission for Social Justice Educators of ACPA – College Student Educators International. … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – February 28, 2008

In Attendance: Ryan Holmes, Marjorie Allen, Frank Pearson, Arthur Grover, Mark Badstubner, Bonnie Zetick, Milton Richardson, Silvia Richardson, Florence Malcolm, Bill Durham Absent: Louise Giugliano, Michael Elsenbeck, Jonathan Glennie, Ivy Felder Minutes from February 1, 2008 meeting were accepted as … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – December 10, 2007

In attendance: Ryan C. Holmes, Marjorie Allen, Arthur Grover, Louise Giugliano, Joseph Cicala Minutes from the December 3, 2007 meeting were accepted as written. We were joined by Dr. Joseph J. Cicala who discussed the following: What does “taking the … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – December 3, 2007

In attendance: Ryan C. Holmes, Marjorie Allen, Mark Badstubner, Arthur Grover, Louise Giugliano, Bonnie Zetick Covered Background of Community Building Initiative Discussed components of the Community Building Program Leadership and Global Understanding/Neighbors Partnership FYO Meet OUR Neighbors Program Neighbor to … Continue reading