The Daily Eastern News

Volunteering can be beneficial, rewarding

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

April 9, 2019

Saturday I participated in Panther Service Day, which is an annual event put on by the Civic Engagement and Volunteerism Office here on campus. I believe this is my second or third time doing this event. Volunteers serve at several different sites off campus and some on campus as well. Transportation...

Business Expo to offer off-campus resources

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

September 5, 2017

Students will get the opportunity to experience different businesses in Charleston at the third annual Business Expo. Beth Gillespie, interim director for Civil Engagement and Volunteerism, said the Business Expo offers new and returning students the chance to learn and interact with different businesses. “Students...

Volunteer fair to offer opportunities for students

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

August 28, 2017

The Volunteer Fair will kick off its ninth annual fair from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the Library Quad. Beth Gillespie, interim director of Civil Engagement and Volunteerism, said the fair is a way for students to understand the different opportunities and ways to give back. “It offers...

Panther Service Day offers new sites, collaborations

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2017

Students can volunteer sooner and at new locations for the 15th Annual Panther Service Day April 1, which will kick-start Greek Week. Beth Gillespie, director of the civic engagement and volunteerism office, said making Panther Service Day a part of Greek Week is something new the office is trying...

Hunger Action Month to raise awareness, funds

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2016

  Throughout the month of November, the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will educate, fundraise and assist citizens who suffer from food insecurity during its fifth annual Hunger Action Month. Food insecurity is when an individual or family is one step away from not being able...

Teach-In to inform students on voting issues

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

September 11, 2016

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, Student Government and the History Department are co-sponsoring a Teach-In on current political issues to educate students on the upcoming election. History professor Debra Reid said she hopes the Teach-In will generate questions and discussion from...

Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office lends helping hands to community

Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office lends helping hands to community

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2016

The Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office provides a number of volunteer programs to students including Mark Twain Mentoring and Girls on the Run. The Mark Twain program is a volunteer opportunity where two to four volunteers travel to the Mark Twain Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...

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