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Kahlert Village High Impact Volunteer Engagement Community

Kahlert Village - Gail Miller Community Engagement Tower


Within the Gail Miller Community Engagement Tower, the Bennion Center’s Living Learning Community, High Impact Volunteer Engagement (H.I.V.E) will allow students who are interested in community engagement to further explore opportunities through curricular and co-curricular high-impact volunteer engagement experiences.

Students who opt into this community will develop their civic skills, habits, actions, and values in partnership with the Bennion Center for Community Engagement and local community organizations.


Who's Eligible: First-Year Students
Who Selects Residents? Bennion Center

Associated Courses

BENN 1020: Pathways to Community Engagement (Optional)

One additional Community Engagement Learning course of choice (Fall or Spring)

Additional Requirements:

  • Participate in the Bennion Center's Saturday Service Projects, for example Legacy of Lowell(September), Environmental and Sustainability (April) and MLK Jr Day of Service (January)
  • Participate in 1 service corner project(Fall)
  • Engage in 1 additional Bennion Center community engagement program (Fall or Spring)
    • Alternative Breaks, Community Partner Programs, Utah Reads (work-study eligible students only)
  • Participate in at least 1 Bennion Center forum, workshop, or dialogue per semester. This may include Community Conversations, Service House Dialogues, or educational presentations organized by the Bennion Center
  • Attend at least 1 Bennion Scholarspresentation (March of Spring semester)
  • Participate in a mid-year check-in with Bennion Center staff advisor (November or January)

Students selected to live in the H.I.V.E. will also be on track toward a Certificate in Community Engagement and designation as a Bennion Scholar.

How to Apply

Complete Housing U Application and indicate interest in the KV Community Engagement tower


Brett Gaffney

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