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Programming

Each year, the Center hosts nearly 70 events, mobilizes more than 2,500 volunteers, and coordinates community projects of all sizes. Monthly service projects, learning series, and service-learning projects are among the work done annually. 

Some of the largest projects are featured below ­– check them out and get involved today!

Regula Center Projects

  1. Lunch with a Purpose

    The Regula Center offers a series called "Lunch with a Purpose," which is a short presentation from a local agency followed by time to network and learn from one another. Participants can bring their own lunch or purchase one in the cafeteria.

    Spring 2022 (All Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m. in the Newbold Room)

    • January 18 – Eric Taggart, Rodman Public Library
    • February 8 – Kim Stanley, Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter, Nikki McIlvain, Habitat for Humanity
    • March 15 – Stacie Weimer, Alliance YWCA
    • April 12 – Gina Bowers, Rape Crisis Center

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  2. Civic Coffee and Donuts

    Join the Regula Center and student organizations for coffee and thoughtful discussion about current events. Each session will be co-hosted with a student organization. Coffee and pastries provided.

    Spring 2022 (All Thursdays at 8:15 a.m. in the North Reading Room)

    • January 20
    • February 17
    • March 17
    • April 21 (with the Green Raiders)
  3. Monthly Service Projects

    The Regula Center coordinates at least one large service project each month. In addition to those highlighted, the Center also organizes a community Thanksgiving meal, trick-or-treat for canned goods, and service in honor of Women's History month, among others. More information can be found on the community service page.

  4. Pay It Forward

    The Pay it Forward program allows students to learn about community programming, philanthropy, best practices in community services, and grant making through awarding real dollar grants to local agencies. The program is funded by the Annual Trash to Treasure Sale and an endowment provided by David ’63 and Elaine (Venon ’63) Dabelko.

  5. Regula Fellows

    Launched in 2021 the Regula Fellows program recognizes students who are actively participated in engaged learning and consistently participating in direct service, political engagement, philanthropy, advocacy, and hands on learning opportunities at Mount Union.

  6. Regula Scholars

    The Center selects a class of Regula Scholars annually to serve as ambassadors for the Center while learning more about civic engagement. Learn more on the Regula Scholars page.

  7. UMU Votes

    The Regula Center works alongside national partners to create voter education across campus and throughout the Ohio Athletic Conference. This work includes our Civic Corners, voter education tables, letter writing events, and resources for political engagement. Learn more on the UMU Votes page.

  8. Additional Opportunities

    The Center works with community agencies and students to identify areas of additional programming. Through offering guest speakers, film screenings, service-learning resources, and the Regula Fellows program the Center continuously.