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Dr. Matthew H. Roy, Ph. D.   Matthew H. Roy, Ph.D. 

     Assistant Provost

     Director of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement

     508.910.9052 (office)

     508.999.8153 (fax)

     Liberal Arts - Room 035

Matthew H. Roy is Assistant Provost and Director of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  He is also a Professor of Management having received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Rhode Island.  His research interests are varied, but focus on international management, small group development, trust building, and communication strategies for organizational success.  He has published and/or presented over 100 refereed scholarly manuscripts.  He serves on the editorial board of several journals including the Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education and Benchmarking: An International Journal.

Professor Roy is leading a five campus collaboration to increase the breadth and depth of community service learning performed by University of Massachusetts students.   He is also the architect of the Leadership for Educational Attainment Developed Through Service (LEADS) program, designed to increase the civic engagement and leadership skills of Fall River and New Bedford public school students.  Dr. Roy's efforts have resulted in UMass Dartmouth’s receiving recognition from the Carnegie Foundation and  the President's Higher Education Honor Roll.


 

   Deirdre Healy            

     Director of Community Service & Partnerships

     508.999.8641 (office)

     508.999.8153 (fax)

     Liberal Arts - Room 025

 

Deirdre Healy is the Assistant Director of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  Deirdre has more than 15 years of experience in the field of service and volunteering. Starting as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic, Deirdre held staff positions with the Peace Corps and Corporation for National Service before joining UMass Dartmouth in 2001. Since her arrival, her responsibilities have included the development of many aspects of the civic engagement programming, including AmericaREADS, Alternative Breaks, Habitat for Humanity, various service-learning initiatives, and, most recently, our SouthCoast Serves Collaborative.

Deirdre received her Master's degree in Public Policy with a focus on civic engagement from UMass Dartmouth in 2009.

 
 

   Gary Marden

     Civic Engagement Program Officer

     508.910.8152 (office)

     508.999.8153 (fax)

     Liberal Arts - Room 033



Gary Marden is the Civic Engagement Grant Coordinator at the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  He manages numerous grants, including federal, state and foundation grants.  He received his MBA from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and is presently a Ph.D. doctoral student in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. 


 

     Kathryn Doan

     Administrative Assistant

     508.999.8144 (office)

     508.999.8153 (fax)

     Liberal Arts - Room 031



Kathryn Doan is the administrative assistant at the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from UMass Dartmouth in the spring of 2007.

 

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