University of Vermont

Office of Community-University Partnerships & Service Learning



  • Susan MunkresSusan Munkres, PhD
    Director, CUPS
    (802) 656-3853
  • A sociologist by training, Dr. Munkres has been with the CUPS Office since 2012, and director since January of 2013. She also teaches for the Nutrition and Food Sciences department. Susan works primarily with faculty and community partners to develop pedagogically rigorous and interesting experiences.

  • Tom Wilson Tom Wilson
    Program Coordinator, CUPS
    (802) 656-3883
  • Tom joined CUPS in September 2013. He has worked extensively with youth, including in Vermont, his native Seattle, and several other countries. Most recently he co-led academic service-learning programs to Central Appalachia and the Desert Southwest with a traveling high school called the Field Academy, and has worked with a number of local schools, farms, and non-profit organizations. At UVM Tom works primarily with students, including coordination of the Service-Learning Teaching Assistant (SL-TA) program, and representing CUPS at UVM's Career & Experience Hub.

  • Alia Degen Alia Degen
    Program Assistant, CUPS
    (802) 656-0095
  • Alia Degen is a sophomore at the University of Vermont majoring in Global Studies and minoring in Spanish. Alia has been a Program Assistant in the CUPS office since September 2013.

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