Archive for May, 2011

Free Webinar with Cathryn Berger Kaye!

DATE May 27, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Free Webinar: It’s Academic! Enlivening Curriculum through Service-Learning with Cathryn Berger Kaye – Thursday, June 2 @ 3:30pm EDT Join generationOn Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. EDT for a free webinar focused on making authentic curricular connections throughout the service-learning process. Guest speaker Cathryn Berger Kaye will bring to life the essential Stages [...]

Earth Day Event

DATE May 13, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The Academic Service Learning Center of GRCC would like to send a HUGE thank you to the participants and supporters of Friday’s Earth Day Service Event. This event brought together 135 GRCC participants, 84 participants from Godfrey Lee and 124 from Kelloggsville. These 3 groups intermingled and were spread out between 14 different service projects [...]

National Youth Traffic Safety Month

DATE May 2, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Every May youth from across the country engage in peer to peer education efforts to address the #1 cause of death for youth in the U.S. – traffic crashes. According to NHTSA data eight out of the ten deadliest days for youth on our nation’s highways are between May and August with May 20th averaging [...]

The NEA Foundation Learning and Leadership Grants

DATE May 2, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The NEA Foundation is awarding Learning and Leadership Grants that will support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education. These grants will support individuals’ participation in high-quality professional development experiences, such as summer institutes or action research. All professional development must improve practice, curriculum, and [...]

Students’ Top Ten Reasons To Participate in Service-Learning

DATE May 2, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Participating in service-learning … 1. Lets you know you have made a positive difference in the community 2. Promotes diversity 3. Allow you to see the results and impact of your work in the community 4. Provides the chance to explore careers and get job experience 5. Boosts self-confidence and brings personal gratification 6. Challenges [...]

National Older Americans Month

DATE May 2, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

May is “National Older Americans Month,” a tradition dating back to 1963 to honor and pay tribute to the many ways our senior citizens continue to strengthen our nation. Whether you have included older Americans in your service learning projects or not, please take time to thank those you encounter for their contributions to your [...]