COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FEATURE
Campus Ministry staff spread mercy at local drop-in center
Wearing a blue pullover and a white, knitted scarf, Nancy Beitler, business manager in the Office of Campus Ministry at the University of Notre Dame, poured coffee from a silver carafe, warming the cups of cold guests at Our Lady of the Road, a drop-in center for men, women and children in South Bend. Read more here.
Notre Dame is a major contributor to the economic vitality of the city of South Bend, St. Joseph County and the state of Indiana. As a national — and, increasingly global — institution, Notre Dame also has a growing influence on the world beyond South Bend.
The Office of Public Affairs is dedicated to the University’s contribution to the ongoing development of the local economy and also how a strong partnership with the community benefits Notre Dame as well.
Growth in jobs, spending and other economic indicators show a vibrant university and a willing, supportive surrounding community.
Public Affairs is the Notre Dame liaison for areas that include business, state and local government, nonprofit organizations, preK-12 education and community engagement.
In addition to the team in the Office of Public Affairs, the University of Notre Dame has faculty and staff partners across campus that engage with our community at-large. For more information on campus/community engagement, visit engagement.nd.edu.