Rachel Tomas Morgan, M.A.

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Director, International Summer Service Learning Program

Rachel Tomas Morgan is the director of the International Summer Service Learning Program. Tomas Morgan designed, implemented, and directs the International Summer Service Learning Program (ISSLP) which she established for the Center in 1998. As concurrent assistant professional specialist, Theology, Tomas Morgan oversees the international engagement area of the center which includes the ISSLP, works with other Center colleagues on community-based learning abroad and international seminars, works with faculty across the University interested in developing courses that include an international experiential or community-based learning component, and consults on international related initiatives across the University. In this capacity, she liaises and collaborates with Notre Dame International, the Keough School, international institutes, centers, and departments across the University, and external partners nationally and internationally.

Tomas Morgan teaches global issues and the courses required for the ISSLP. Her teaching and research interests include global citizenship, civic and political engagement, cultural competency, global learning and engagement, the intersection of development and international education, ethics and best practice in engaged teaching and learning abroad, and theories, practice, and assessment of international service learning. She writes, provides workshops, and presents on such topics.

She serves on the steering committee for globalsl, the working group for international volunteerism with the Brookings Institute, and the board of the Near North West Side Neighborhood Organization of South Bend. 

Rachel received her M.A. in the area of systematic theology from the University of Notre Dame and her Bachelor’s degree in religious studies and psychology from Saint Mary’s College. She has previously worked in the fields of international development and natural disaster assistance, secondary education and religious studies, and faith-based social outreach.

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International Engagement
International Summer Service Learning Program
Global Partnerships 

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Upcoming Events

October 2021

Application Close | ISSLP 2022
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Information Session | SSLP 2022
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:00pm
Postgraduate Service Lunch | Alliance for Catholic Education
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

November 2021

Information Session | SSLP 2022
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 7:00pm
Mini Postgraduate Service Fair
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Taste of PATH
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:30pm
Dignity and Justice Workshop
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Catholic Social Tradition (CST) Minor Brunch
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 11:30am
Higgins Film CLASSics | Blue Collar (1978)
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 3:00pm
Virtues & Vocations Presents Howard Gardner: What is Good Work?
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

December 2021

Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series | Housing
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 12:00pm
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm