The Daily Eastern News

First EIU ‘Ted Talk’ to kick off on Wednesday

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

September 9, 2019

Students can attend the first EIU Ted Talk to participate in civic discussion Wednesday about how 9/11 changed immigration policies, how Islamophobia has shifted over years and what freedom of speech entails. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said immigrat...

New students to volunteer Saturday

Kyrsten Holderby,a senior biological sciences major, works with the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism in one of their many volunteer opportunities throughout the year. The office will kick off its semester with Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E, which allows new students to volunteer during PROWL weekend.

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

August 16, 2017

More than 1,200 students are set to start off their time at Eastern with community service during Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E. Saturday, as a part of PROWL weekend. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E. is the office’s biggest event of the...

Students have multiple ways to serve elderly

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017

Whether it is delivering books to nursing homes or making crafts with seniors, students have a chance to volunteer in five different activities focused on helping senior citizens throughout the month of February. Crystal Brown, assistant director of civic engagement and volunteerism, said the office...

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
Beth Gillespie