Voices and Stories Archive

Won Jung ’20 and His Public Service Journey to Rwanda

Published July 16, 2021
In 2020, Dwight Hall alumnus Won Jung started the time-honored tradition for second-semester college seniors: he began looking for a job.

Illuminating Newhallville and Project Lighten Up’s Journey to Make it Happen

Published July 16, 2021
In April 2021, Dwight Hall and the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale co-sponsored the New Haven Civic Innovation Prize, awarding $7,000 of the $10,500 prize total to Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) for their Project Lighten Up program.

Honoring Johnny Scafidi ’01 and His Twenty Years with the Hall

Published July 16, 2021
For nearly twenty-five years, Johnny Scafidi ’01 has been a regular and beloved fixture at Dwight Hall.

Launching the 2021 Summer Fellows Program

Published June 18, 2021
Since 1968, the Dwight Hall Summer Fellows program has offered unique opportunities for students to dedicate themselves to creating social change.

Introducing Lydia Burleson ’21, Dwight Hall’s Communications and Alumni Engagement Associate

Published June 18, 2021
Lydia Burleson has joined the Dwight Hall team as its communications & alumni engagement associate.

Marrakech, Inc. Recognizes Dwight Hall with Its Founders’ Award

Published June 18, 2021
In 1971, Dwight Hall housed the beginnings of what would become a thriving organization—Marrakech, founded by undergraduates Susan Waisbren ’71 and Frances Brody ’72.

Change Happens Here with Your Participation

Published June 18, 2021
The Annual Campaign helps the Hall make social justice advocacy and creative programming a reality.

Dwight Hall Launches Virtual Volunteer Platform!

Published April 7, 2021
Dwight Hall Launches Virtual Volunteer Platform!

Muslim Leadership Lab at Dwight Hall at Yale Celebrates Black History Month Programing

Published April 7, 2021
Muslim Leadership Lab at Dwight Hall at Yale Celebrates Black History Month Programing

Dwight Hall at Yale On-Boards 2021 Student Executive Committee Leadership

Published April 7, 2021
Dwight Hall at Yale Transitions to 2021 Student Executive Committee Leadership

Yale Daily News: Annual Lecture Honors Three Black Muslim Women Leaders

Published February 24, 2021
Annual Lecture Honors Three Black Muslim Women Leaders

2021 Summer Fellowship Applications Released!

Published January 21, 2021
Dwight Hall at Yale has released the application for its signature summer programming.

Yale Daily News: Dwight Hall and NHPS Launch Homework Helpline

Published December 3, 2020
New Haven Public Schools and Dwight Hall at Yale have partnered to provide a homework helpline for district students, staffed by Yale College Students.

Conversations on Repair and Restoration with the Dwight Hall Civic Allyship Initiative

Published November 25, 2020
Conversations on Repair and Restoration with the Dwight Hall Civic Allyship Initiative

Navigating Community Building, Allyship, and Voice with Dwight Hall’s Institutional Service Coordinator, José Garcia ’22.

Published November 24, 2020
Navigating Community Building, Allyship, and Voice with Dwight Hall’s Institutional Service Coordinator, José Garcia ’22

Giving Back: Family Support Fellows and Community Response Fellows at Dwight Hall

Published November 24, 2020
Giving Back: Family Support Fellows and Community Response Fellows at Dwight Hall

Dwight Hall Students Win Rhodes Scholarships

Published November 24, 2020
Dwight Hall Students Win Rhodes Scholarships

How Higher Education Can Support Local Ecosystems of Innovation

Published November 14, 2020
How Higher Education Can Support Local Ecosystems of Innovation

Yale Daily News: Dwight Hall Peace Intiative Teach-in on Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar

Published October 28, 2020
On Saturday, the Dwight Hall Peace Initiaitive gathered over Zoom to call the Yale community’s attention to the Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar.

Yale Daily News: Beyond the Ballot panelists bring attention to local politics at NACC event

Published October 23, 2020
On Thursday, October 22nd, the Native American Cultural Center, led by NACC Director Matthew Makomenaw, hosted the panelists in a workshop over Zoom. The event’s panelists were Every Vote Counts at Yale Co-President Clara Lew-Smith ’22, Ward 1 Alder Eli S