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Panther Service Awards to reward volunteering students

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor February 24, 2020

Students can nominate either themselves or their peers online for Panther Service Awards, which highlight those who have shown volunteerism and/or great leadership. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office...

Student volunteers needed for PLAY Program

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor January 23, 2020

Volunteering spots are open for the Spring 2020 Positive Learning for Active Youth, which provides free and educational programs for local children. Student volunteers, many of whom are recruited from...

Civic engagement programs to launch through ‘Chasing the American Dream’ series

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor August 29, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism is starting conversations with students about current issues, local and federal governments, the presidential election and civic engagement through its upcoming...

College 101: How to start volunteering

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor August 21, 2019

Students looking to give their free time to the community can go to the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, located on the third floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, for volunteering...

Monica Maybell, a dietetics senior and student worker, organizes a meal as part of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism and Salvation Army's summer free meals program for youth on Wednesday at Textbook Rental.

FEATURE PHOTO: Food on the move

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief June 5, 2019

Monica Maybell, a dietetics senior and student worker, organizes a meal as part of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism's and Salvation Army's summer free meals program for youth on Wednesday...

Free meals available for youth through summer program

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter June 4, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism has partnered with the Salvation Army to provide a free lunch to anyone 18 years old and younger during the summer. Director Beth Gillespie said the end...

Students expected to learn about civic engagement during game night

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism is hosting a “How Well Do You Know ‘Merica” game night at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Taylor Hall. The game is intended as a pilot to see if the office will...

400 volunteers expected at Panther Service Day

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter April 4, 2019

Directors from the Civic Engagement and Volunteerism said this Panther Service Day on Saturday will be the largest one they have had with about 400 students volunteering. Crystal Brown, the assistant...

Civic engagement series to begin Fall 2019

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will focus on the “civic engagement” part of its name for the next three semesters in the form of a series that will start in the fall. The “Chasing...

Trivia night to benefit local food pantries

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2018

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will host a trivia night Wednesday as its final event for Hunger Action Month. Trivia night will be at the Brick House, located at 920 W. Lincoln Ave....

Volunteers wanted to help with Christmas giving event

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter December 4, 2018

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will need volunteers to help One Stop Community Christmas provide new household items for more than 945 families Saturday at Lakeland College. Beth Gillespie,...

Hunger Action Month kicks off with ‘Pie a Celeb’

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2018

Students will have a chance to throw pies at “Eastern celebrities” while supporting the three food pantries in Charleston from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Library Quad. The event was originally...

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