Since the program’s inception in 2001, 172 skilled graduate students have served nearly 80 public and nonprofit organizations in the Lehigh Valley through the Community Fellows Program.
Since 2012, Community Fellows have served the following partners (click on an agency name to learn more about these students’ experiences):
Bethlehem Area School District and the Bethlehem Area Education Foundation
As a Community Fellow, Catherine assisted the district in their social media outreach, public relations, and media coverage of events throughout the school year. She was also a project manager for key fundraising events aimed at raising money to support innovative educational projects within the Bethlehem Area School District. Additionally, she wrote a series of columns on district initiatives for local publications, and worked on improving district communication and transparency with the greater Bethlehem community.