Community Connections

Making a Difference Through Outreach

Stories of faculty, staff and students from the Diederich College of Communication connecting within the Milwaukee community.
Click on the links below to read our featured “Community Connections” stories.

Hands on Learning: Behind the Scenes with Allan Tannenbaum
Students visit photojournalist Allan Tannenbaum in New York to produce the “Life Behind a Lens” documentary

Exploring Mental Health Issues
Students work with Milwaukee Journal Sentinel staff to produce a report on mental health issues at home and abroad

Exploring Eastern Philosophies and Culture
Student travels to Japan to learn about Buddhism in everyday life

Peace and Conflict in Africa
Student explores issues of survival and Social Justice in the Lake Victoria Basin

Food Fight Milwaukee
Student interns help tackle local hunger

Summer in South Africa

Diederich College student takes social entrepreneurship abroad

Underwood Foundation Doll Project Bridges Cultures
Students help showcase global project through digital storytelling

Brands Across Cultures
Visiting professor compares advertising in Spain and the United States

Radio for Change
Third annual Rockathon raises money and awareness for the homeless

Save the Cats
ADPR students launch campaign to raise awareness about the feral cat population

“I Love New York” Theater Tour

Former associate dean brings Marquette to the Big Apple

Southeastern Youth and Family Services

Students help to revitalize a non-profit brand

Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap
Marquette instructor promotes self-esteem through dance

Marquette Inspires Young Debate Team

Elementary school students learn the art of the argument

The Messmer Partnership
Providing hands-on professional experience for high school students

Project Non-Violence

Theater as a tool to inspire social change

Growing Power Campaign

Student campaigns promote good, clean, fair food