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):
Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley
Jullie is a Community Fellow with Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley. She has taken an active role with their leadership team in developing and implementing strategies for Capital Growth and Business Development. This has involved strategic and operational planning, research and analysis of data and market trends, application of continuous process improvement methods, direct outreach and marketing, and basic project management as it relates to both organizational operations and home construction. Her responsibilities have included event planning, procuring and developing corporate/financial relationships and cultivating donor relations. Additionally, she oversees the production of monthly and quarterly income comparison reports. She is focusing on streamlining the state and federal grant writing process this spring semester. Jullie is a M.A. candidate in Political Science.