Cal in the Capital alum starts nonprofit to help children get an education

Jennifer Vasta ‘94, recalls how Cal in the Capital inspired her to help children in developing countries get an education.


Alum John Gage recalls the exciting start of the Public Service Center in 1967.

“The point of a university and the point of building a community is to bring people together. And that was the goal of the Community Projects Office.” 


Continuing to Give Back: From Skid Row to Rwanda

After participating in an Alternative Breaks trip focused on health and homelessness on Skid Row, Ursula Kajani, class of 2017, knew she’d never be the same. 


The First of Its Kind

This spring, the Public Service Center received two honors.


Public Service Now, Public Service for Life

Three quarters of PSC student leaders and PSC participants stated that their involvement with the PSC influenced their choice to continue public service endeavors.


Training Civic Leaders

The Public Service Center is training the next generation of civic leaders.


PSC Students Effect Change, Gain Skills

Last year, 5,231 student participants and 194 student leaders contributed 141,238 hours of service to 184 projects.