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
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Upcoming Events

February 2020

Engaged Learning Forum | Community-Based Learning from the Inside Out
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Postgraduate Service | Precious Blood Volunteers Information Session
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Development on the move: Global strategies informed by local contexts
Friday, February 21, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, February 22, 2020 (All day)
Labor Café | Teachers' Strikes, Racial Justice, and the Common Good
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

March 2020

Ethical development and life in/beyond higher education
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Deadline | Rev. Robert S. Pelton, CSC Memorial Essay Contest
Friday, March 6, 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (All day)
Engaged Learning Forum | Spanish CBL @ Ten!
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 8:15am to 9:45am
Just Wage Forum | Reception and Public Launch of the Just Wage Tool
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Just Wage Forum
Friday, March 20, 2020 (All day)
Just Wage Forum
Saturday, March 21, 2020 (All day)
Labor Café
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

April 2020

Labor Café
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm