Students Commit Year of Service 2020 and 2021

July 15, 2021


BUFFALO, NY - Nine members of the Canisius College Classes of 2020 and 2021 dedicated a year to living simply, working for social justice and serving those who live on the margins of society. The students committed to one year of post-graduation service work in various cities and communities across the country, with organizations including the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, AmeriCorps, Amate, Loretto Volunteer Program and Alumni Volunteer Corps.

The nine Canisius alumni who devoted a year to service are:


Ashley Dittrich ‘20 

National Civilian Community Corps, Aurora, CO


Rachel Joachimi ‘20

Posada Esperanza, Austin, TX


Hannah Kralles ‘20

Washington AIDS Partnership, Washington, DC


Loretto Volunteer Program: 

Madeline Beaulieu ‘20

Women's Bean Project, Denver, CO


Jesuit Volunteer Corps:

Henry Burton ’20

St. Katharine Drexel Academy, San Diego, CA


Wesley Rider ‘20

Back on My Feet, Los Angeles, CA


Olivia Miller ‘21

Women’s Resources Center, Scranton, PA 


Amate House:

Simon Pratt ‘20

Sarah’s Inn, IL 


Alumni Volunteer Corps:

Seth Atisha ‘21

University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy, Detroit, MI