The Daily Eastern News

Sign-ups for Panther Service Day to be held Thursday

Maria Ruettiger, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

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...

40 students to spend spring break giving back

Maria Ruettiger

March 7, 2019

Spring break starts March 11, and this is usually a time for people to take a break from school and enjoy their free time. However, the Newman Catholic Center has “alternative” spring break plans that involve helping others. Doris Nordin, campus minister at the Newman Catholic Center, said Alternative Spring B...

Volunteering comes with all kinds of benefits

Staff Editorial

March 6, 2019

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 ...

Registration now open for 10th annual MLK Jr. Day of Service

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 15, 2019

Students can register online to volunteer for Eastern’s 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. It is set for Monday with check-in at 2:45 p.m. at the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Crystal Brown, assistant director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, ...

Alpha Psi Lambda hosts Game Night and Potluck

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2018

Alpha Psi Lambda hosted a Game Night and Potluck at 5 p.m. Friday in the Culture Center to welcome students interested in learning more about the co-ed Greek organization. Adam Sandoval, a co-founder of Alpha Psi Lambda, said it has been interesting seeing how the organization has grown since being formed in...

200 volunteers expected for Panther Service Day

Mays Omar, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018

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...

9th annual MLK Jr. Day of Service to be held Monday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

January 12, 2018

Students will have the opportunity to give back to the community during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday. The MLK Jr. Day of Service is a set of service projects that Eastern hosts in order to not only make a difference in the community, but honor the legacy of Martin Luther King...

High Holy Day services being held in Episcopal Church

September 29, 2016

Jewish High Holy Day services will be held by the Mattoon Jewish Community in Trinity Episcopal Church and led by Rabbi Bruce Pfeffer from Indianapolis. The Rosh Hashanah evening service is set for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, and the morning service is set for 10 a.m. Monday. The Shabbat Shuva evening service...

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