HAPPENING THIS WEEK! Calling all students! Several Opportunities to get involved in the Middlebury Community!

community engagement

Welcome back from Fall Break!
Engagement opportunities happening this week are in bold italics!!!!!!!!

 

Assessing Community Impact

How does your community-connected service, learning and research impact the community within which you work?  What is the impact on you?  How do your know when your actions lead to developed capacity or whether they contribute to unintended harm? Come to “Assessing Community Impact”, a workshop with facilitators Shannon Morrissey and Robert Burack from Break Away. Shannon and Robert will share their assessment framework as they invite you to explore and develop your own! The talk is this Friday, 10/17 from 12:15 – 1:15 PM in Gifford Lecture Hall. RSVP requested but not required: kmullins@middlebury.edu, 802-443-5990.

David S. Stone ’74 Tree House Fund

Up to $2,200 total will be awarded this fall for one or several creative student projects that benefit Middlebury students, the environment, or the community, such as the tree house that David Stone ’74 built near the golf course for students and area kids to enjoy! Projects must be completed by Commencement, May 2015. Applications due by this Friday 10/17. Interested? Contact the Director of the Programs on Creativity and Innovation, Elizabeth Robinson, robinson@middlebury.edu.

Charter House info session

The Charter House Coalition is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide basic food and housing in and around the Middlebury community. During the long winter months, CHC provides families with a transitional housing program in the Charter House that is staffed mainly through volunteers. Want to help keep families warm this winter? Join in this volunteer info and training session on Sunday 10/19 at 1 PM in Ross B11 to find out more about the organization and how you can help!

 

 

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