Fellows Profiles Listed by Partners

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):

City of Allentown, Planning and Zoning Bureau
As a Community Fellow, Lorena filled the role of Project Manager with the City of Allentown’s Department of Planning and Zoning. She was responsible for the development and implementation of resident-driven “Neighborhood Scale Projects,” as well as the resident training and empowerment necessary to make those projects successful. To do this, Lorena worked closely with community leaders, non-profit organizations, and local institutions.
City of Allentown, Planning and Zoning Bureau
Matt was a Community Fellow in the City of Allentown’s Bureau of Planning and Zoning. There, he worked on a variety of projects, including grant writing and plan review, and collecting information for the annual Capital Improvements Plan. He worked with city staff on a bike share program in Allentown, and created maps for various projects.

Community Fellows Profiles Listed by Year

View Fellows Profiles and Projects by Year