The Daily Eastern News

Girls on the Run offers confidence, service

Bailey Flesner, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2017

With the goals of fostering confidence, building peer connections and encouraging community service in mind, the Girls on the Run 5K was hosted Saturday in Mattoon. Girls on the Run continues to grow and currently hosts more than 350 5K events across the United States, making the Girls on the Run...

New organization focuses on service, ‘need for more youth outreach’

Aj Fournier, Campus Reporter

October 31, 2017

A new registered student organization, Project L.I.N.K, revolving around community service has started up on campus. President Gabrielle Going said the organization’s goal is to get college students and the youth engaged in community service work. Going said she came up with the idea for the...

Sophomores step up to organize ‘Holiday Hustle’

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2016

Four sophomore students sharing the same passion for giving back to the community organized the fifth annual Holiday Hustle 5K run/walk. Sophomores Samantha Boomgarden, Audrey Rex, Brianne Ed and Katie Ervin met as incoming freshmen through the Presidential Scholars Scholarship program, which involves...

Booth Library taking donations for One Stop Community Christmas

Staff Report

November 6, 2016

The Booth Library is taking donations of books, toys or money to benefit the One Stop Community Christmas program. One Stop Community Christmas works collaboratively with different organizations in the area to help families in need. The program consists of different organizations that serve Clark,...

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...

Community service office has more end-year events planned

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

November 30, 2015

Even with the fall semester coming to a close, the Student Community Service Office still has opportunities for students to get involved. Rachel Fisher, the director of student community service, said a few more key programs will be taking place over the next couple of weeks. The fourth annual...

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