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Volunteering can be beneficial, rewarding

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

April 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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...

400 volunteers expected at Panther Service Day

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under News

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 director of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said for this program this is the largest group of st...

Sign-ups for Panther Service Day to be held Thursday

Maria Ruettiger, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under News

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will be holding Panther Service Day sign-ups on Thursday. Crystal Brown, Assistant Director of Civic Engagement, said Panther Service Day has been held every spring semester since 2003. “Panther Service Day is one of our four major service days that...

Volunteering comes with all kinds of benefits

Staff Editorial

March 6, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Everyone should volunteer at least once. Volunteerism is a good thing all around, and it really does make an enormous difference. Crystal Brown, assistant director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said the state of Illinois values one hour of volunteer service as a $25 donation to ...

200 volunteers expected for Panther Service Day

Mays Omar, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

About 200 students are set to help out at the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism’s final service opportunity of the semester. Panther Service Day is set for April 7 and check-in for participants will start at 9:30 a.m. in the McAfee North Gym. Transportation will be available from campus...

Panther Service Day offers new sites, collaborations

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2017


Filed under News

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...

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