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Organizations at KU Register Students to Vote Ahead of October 13 Deadline
October 12, 2020-- LAWRENCE-- As the deadline to register to vote in Kansas approaches, student and administrative organizations at the University of Kansas are working to make sure students are registered and educated on the voting process.
KU Serves Week Focuses on Voter Education
October 8, 2020-- LAWRENCE-- The Center for Service Learning’s (CSL) fall KU Serves Week is taking place this week (Oct. 5-9) in conjunction with National Voter Education Week.
Engaging Students in 2020: The Big XII Votes
August 5, 2020-- The Universities in the Big XII Athletic Conference are committed to movilizing out students to vote.
KU COVID-19 Update
August 4, 2020-- KANSAS CITY-- Dr. Watson-Thompson discusses the REVIVE program through ThrYve within the context of COVID-19.
Both Sides #19: Dr. Jomella Watson-Thompson from ThrYve on Empowering Youth
July 31, 2020
-- KANSAS CITY-- Mike and Allan talk with Dr. Jomella Watson-Thompson about ThrYve, an organization that is helping to reduce youth violence through equity.
Community Invited to New Series 'Educate and Act: Civic Engagement in 2020'
February 3, 2020-- LAWRENCE-- Beginning in spring 2020, University of Kansas organizations will bring the campus and Lawrence communities an opportunity to learn more about voting and democracy ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
College Student Voting Doubled at KU, According to National Study
November 19, 2019-- LAWRENCE-- The University of Kansas received a gold seal for achieving a student voting rate between 40% and 49% at the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony held to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates....
KU Names New Director, Additional Leadership for Center for Service Learning
October 7, 2019-- LAWRENCE-- Undergraduate Studies at the University of Kansas has named Jomella Watson-Thompson, associate professor of applied behavioral science, as director of the Center for Service Learning....
Service Learning Transforms Future Teachers to Advocates for English Language Learners, Professor Writes
October 2, 2019-- LAWRENCE-- University of Kansas educators have found that when pre-service teachers get to know diverse students in and out of the classroom, they not only become better educators, they also become advocates for their students....
The Commons Sets Red Hot Research Dates for Fall 2019
August 30, 2019-- LAWRENCE-- Red Hot Research is a regular Friday event, built of five short presentations from across KU to open the door for new ways of understanding work through discussion across perspectives....
Brunner: Voluntourism Can Potentially Do More Harm Than Good
March 27, 2019-- LAWRENCE-- On the surface, volunteering and the nonprofit sector don’t seem like a lucrative business or reason to be alarmed, yet with the rise of voluntourism, ethics should be a key component in the decision to participate in service endeavors.
April 19: KU Will Celebrate Community Service, Outreach
May 4: Grantville Junior Named Newman Civic Fellow for 2018
May 8: Service Learning Excellence Recognized with Awards, Community Reception, Juried Posters
May 11: Center for Service Learning Releases Principles for Ethical Service
October 1: Leadership to Expand Undergraduate Experiential Learning Opportunities at KU
October 18: KU to Host International Symposium on the Scholarship of Social Engagement
October 26: New Leadership Positions Prioritize Experiential Learning for Students
December 12: Results from National Survey of Students Show Areas Where KU Excels
March 28: Matchmakers Workshop Will Address Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Service Learning
April 14: Recognition Event Planned for Community Partners, Faculty, Students
May 8: Greek Organizations Paired with Nonprofits for Service Partnerships
May 12: Poster Winners Announced in Student Service Showcase
May 23: Center Announces Name Change, Reaffirms Commitment to Supporting Community Engagement at KU
October 23: KU Workshop Aims to Empower Students to Positively Impact Community
October 26: KC Nonprofits Host Students for Shadow Day
November 27: Mobile Museum, Specimens and Activities Featured at Upcoming Event
October 30: KU Workshop Aims to Empower Students to Positively Impact Community
February 26: Service Learning Courses Underway with Help of Mini-Grants
April 6: Event Will Honor KU’s Community Partners
April 6: Event Will Address Experiential Learning Abroad
May 13: Faculty, Student Community Engagement Excellence Recognized
September 12: Mini Grants Give Boost to Fall Service Learning Classes
September 21: New Initiative Pairs Greek and Community Organization as Service Partners
January 12: Professors Selected for Commons Awards Starter Grants
January 22: KU Makes President’s Community Service Honor Roll
February 6: Service Learning Mini-Grant Award Winners Announced
March 11: Augusto to Lead Center for Civic and Social Responsibility
April 6: KU’s MoCoLab Rolls Out for Campus Debut April 10th
May 5: Book Details Benefits of Teacher Fieldwork with At-Risk Youths
May 11: Service Learning Excellence Recognized
September 17: Mini-Grants Awarded for 6 Service Learning Classes
December 10: Service Connects Student Assignments to Community Needs
January 28: Campaign Registers Wyandotte County Residents with Affordable Care Act
March 3: MBA Students to Present Social Entrepreneurship Solutions
May 7: Student Leader Honored as Newman Civic Fellow
June 4: Center for Civic and Social Responsibility Announces Annual Awards
August 5: Applied Behavioral Science Professor Finalist for Award
September 8: Researcher Wins Early-Career Award
September 29: Professor Selected for Health Care Foundation Leadership Academy
December 8: Plan in Place to Expand Learning Communities at KU
January 25: Center for Civic and Social Responsibility Announces New Faculty Fellow
February 1: 98 Students Participate in Alternative Winter Breaks
April 30: KU Fights Hunger Looks to Create Campus Food Pantry
May 2: KU Among Higher Ed Institutions Honored For Community Service
May 8: Topeka Student Named Campus Compact Civic Fellow
May 29: Eudora School, Journalism Professor Win Service Learning Awards
September 25: John Augusto to Lead Expansion of Experiential Learning
October 1: Campus-Community Partnership Honored for Outstanding Work
August 19: Service Learning a Great Way to Get Involved, Build Resume
October 23: Professor Honored for Dedication to Engaged Scholarship
December 6: Open House at KU to Highlight New Experiential Opportunities and First-Year Experiences
January 7: KU Lauded for Community Service with Carnegie Foundation Honor
April 4: Center for Service Learning Announces Faculty Advisory Board, faculty Fellow
April 11: Advocacy Corps Marks One Year of Serving Community, Seeking More to Help
April 25: Service Learning Courses at KU Provide Real-Life Lessons
May 23: KU Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
June 1: Center for Service Learning Honors Faculty Member, Student Community Partner
July 1: KU Heartland Leadership Institute Hosts 18 Women from Six Countries
September 26: Professor Honored for Service Collaboration with Audio Reader
September 26: Alternative Breaks, Center for Community Outreach Host First Annual Story Slam
January 4: Journalism Students Recommend Ways to “Green” KU
January 19: Service to be Focal Point of Chancellor’s Inauguration
March 10: KU Names to National Community Service Honor Roll
March 18: Students Install Solar Panels as Part of Environmental Journalism Class
March 22: Sustainability Spotlight: Journalism Courses Merge Sustainability and Service Learning
March 22: KU Names to Presidential Honor Roll for Service for Fourth Consecutive Year
March 29: Responsible Drinking 101: KU Students Creating Campaign Against High-Risk Behavior
April 22: Transitional Care
June 11: 261 Students Earn Service Learning Certification
July 9: Programs Certifying More Students
July 15: KU Graduate Students Use Classroom Lessons to Help Local Homeless Shelter
August 27: Grants Reward Student Volunteers
September 11: Undergraduates Research Abroad
February 15: KU’s Center for Service Learning Honored for Distinguished Community Service
March 8: Faculty, Community Advocates Meet to Discuss Service-Learning Partnerships
May 16: Center for Service Learning Announces Winners of Venture Challenge
June 3: 227 Students Complete Service Learning Certification
June 23: Journalism Students Use Classroom Lessons to Benefit Clients
Tax Relief: KU Class Helps Students, Proposes Legislation for Disabled Vets
September 21: Princeton Review Praises KU for its Ability to Blend Academics and Community Service
November 6: Campus Closeup: Andi Witczak