Spotlights

Staff Spotlights: Meet Ebay

Mar 21, 2016 | see full post | categories: Spotlights

One of our beloved staff members from Ingersoll Community Center, Ebay Covington, was featured in local press outlet the Fort Greene Focus. Check it out online now, or read it below: continue

Primed for Progress: Meet Mary Adams

Jun 22, 2015 | see full post | categories: Spotlights

Mary has more than a decade of social work experience under her belt - experience with young adults, children, families and whole communities alike. With her breadth of knowledge, it's no wonder she was a perfect fit for a very unique position with US, serving as the Managing Director for Mental Health and Wellness for both University Settlement and our partner organization, The Door. continue

Welcoming Lisa Clair Back to US

Nov 18, 2014 | see full post | categories: Arts , Spotlights

The search is over – we're excited to welcome Lisa Clair as the new Associate Curator and Coordinator for The Performance Project. Lisa is a New York-based performer, playwright, curator and teaching artist. She has collaborated and performed with various companies, including The Theater de la Jeune Lune and Ten Thousand Things Theater in Minneapolis, as well as Banana Bag and Bodice, Nelly Tinder, Dan Fishback, and Immediate Medium in NYC. continue

Energizing the East Village: Introducing Monique Flores and Sairalyn Ansano

Jan 31, 2014 | see full post | categories: Celebrations , Spotlights

Monique Flores and Sairalyn Ansano are, to say the least, excited to see their new site blossom this year. Cornerstone Community Center at Campos Plaza, located in the Stuyvesant neighborhood on 13th Street, is still in its early phases but is already building friends in the neighborhood. continue

EXCEL Success Stories

Jul 30, 2013 | see full post | categories: Spotlights

From low-cost after-school and summer camp options for working families to an osteoporosis awareness and fitness campaign for at-risk seniors, the Houston Street Center has been listening and responding to the needs of our neighbors since we opened in 2006. Most recently that meant launching the EXCEL program for children, teens and young adults with special needs. continue

A personal view on a professional network, or Thank you IFS

Apr 10, 2013 | see full post | categories: Spotlights

I have always been a great fan of the idea of neighborhood centers - from the day I first encountered them. continue

Adult Literacy Student of the Month

Mar 22, 2013 | see full post | categories: Programs , Spotlights

Our Adult Literacy Program is excited to announce the March 2013 Student of the Month: J.C. Ye. Read what his teacher Regina had to say about her motivated student and check out the video interview below! continue

Adult Literacy February Student of the Month

Feb 25, 2013 | see full post | categories: Education , Programs , Spotlights

Get to know Ma May, University Settlement's Adult Literacy Student of the Month. Here's an excerpt from an autobiography she wrote for her class: continue

Meet Our New Executive Director!

Jan 10, 2013 | see full post | categories: Advocacy , Spotlights

As of January 1, 2013, University Settlement has operated under a new and expanded executive structure. We are excited to announce that longtime Settlement employee and former Director of Community Development, Melissa Aase, has assumed the responsibility of Executive Director alongside CEO Michael Zisser. This is the first time in our history that the two roles have been held separately. Get to know Melissa and her work at University Settlement through this insightful interview! continue

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