ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT HALEY ROSE TAYLOR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Salisbury University | Maryland, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 4

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" As a Millennium Fellow, I look forward to working with by my university peers and those across the world as a member of this amazing global network. Working on my project with a team of like-minded students committed to service and increasing accessibility for students has driven my work within the SGA and now as a fellow. I hope that we can help current and futre students become lifelong volunteers. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Salisbury University Volunteer Center

The Salisbury University Volunteer Center is underutilized because it lacks proper infrastructure to support and connect students with volunteer opportunities. In the past, the center consisted of an unused office space within Career Services and a website that redirected students to United Way’s Get Connected. The goal of this project is to create in-house infrastructure for volunteerism to collect and promote opportunities for the entire student population. A new platform will allow students and the larger Salisbury community to submit their volunteer events for publication on the site. This will provide students with reliable access to a variety of university vetted volunteerism around the city, strengthening community relations. Students volunteer hours will be tracked and updated, allowing them to generate a full report of their volunteer history as well as providing the University access to valuable data about student involvement. Second order goals to support this project include evaluating the institutional position of the Volunteer Center and ensuring longevity through the creation of a part-time volunteer coordinator position. In addition, there will be a marketing campaign to make both the community and students aware of the revamp and encourage usage. The Volunteer Center will further SU’s civic engagement goals.

About the Millennium Fellow

Haley Taylor is a junior political science and philosophy major at Salisbury University who has always been interested in service. In highschool, she participated in service oppurtunies with the Red Cross and with Teen Court for Rho Kappa National Honor Society. In college, she served as a senator on the Student Government Association Civic Engagement committee in her freshman year and helped organize a university wide service event called Big Event and become the director her sophmore year. That year, she was made aware of a the volunteer center on campus. She began working on developing the center to build stronger relationships with the community, advertize more service oppurtunites, and marketing to students. She hopes to continue to develop this project as a Millennium Fellow.