julia-yakovich-1Julia M. Yakovich, MPA, directs service learning and engagement initiatives for the University of Connecticut.  In this role she is able to integrate her professional experiences and education to incorporate meaningful service learning coursework and projects for both the University and the community-at-large; non profit, government entities and business ventures alike.  Yakovich ensures efficient and effective incorporation of service learning curricular strategies between university and partner stakeholders for mutually beneficial and sustainable relationships.

University Director of Service Learning Initiatives

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Rowe Building, Room 313

Storrs Campus

860-486-4531 and





Mackenzie Egbert, Undergraduate, MPP Student

FOG Management Education Initiative

Mackenzie is a current UCONN undergraduate pursuing a Bachelors in Economics and Masters in Public Policy. Mackenzie is participating in the MPP Fast Track Program and working for UCONN’s Service Learning Initiative program.