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Dylan R Bogard
Sep 20, 2017

#EKUServes: Assurance of Learning Day

Sep 20, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! Assurance of Learning day is coming up on September 29th! This mean classes are cancelled and there are many ways to get involved on and off campus! Check out the following opportunities: 1. Paddle Out Pollution @ Lake Reba -- 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Students will canoe and pick up trash floating in the water and along the banks.  There will be a morning and afternoon shift and or you could volunteer both.     *Transportation will be provided to and from campus.   Sig...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 13, 2017

#EKUServes: Give Back on Campus!

Sep 13, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! We have several opportunities to get involved on campus in the coming week! This is a great way to meet new people and serve your fellow students!    Every week- Monday, Wednesday, & Friday (other days/times available upon request/availability)   9am-11:30am Colonel's Cupboard Service Crew- Give back to your campus community. Up to 1 in 6 students face food insecurity during their first semester on campus. The Cupboard provides services to help students get emer...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 6, 2017

#EKUServes: Make a Difference in Your Community!

Sep 6, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

#EKUServes: Make a Difference in Your Community! Good morning Colonels! We have several opportunities to get involved on and off campus in the coming week! This is a great way to meet new people, grow your resume, and give back to our community! Sept. 8th   11am-2pm Desensitizing Clinic at the Kentucky Horse Park- Join us at the Kentucky Horse Park for a desensitizing clinic KHP, Lexington and Louisville Mounted Police Units. This would be perfect for animal lovers, Criminal Justice ma...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 1, 2017

#EKUServes: Get Involved in Your Community!

Sep 1, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone has had a fantastic 2nd week of classes. My name is Dylan Bogard and I am the new Coordinator of Community Service and the Colonel’s Cupboard. As a two time graduate of EKU, and am extremely excited about being back on campus to promote service opportunities. Community service is a great way to grow as an individual, make friends on campus, and create positive change in the world. Here are a few upcoming events you can sign for over the next week. Ple...


William Jordan Crider
Apr 27, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Camp Horsin Around-4/27/17

Apr 27, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone is having a great week. As the semester is winding down, this is a great opportunity to think about service you can get involved with this summer. One way you can get involved this summer already is:  Camp Horsin Around (June 3rd)  The camp needs 20 great volunteers that would like to be out doors while also helping a special needs child.  The Camp is in Perryville, KY.  It is from June the 3rd to the 6th its an over night camp with air conditioned c...


William Jordan Crider
Apr 11, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Drunk Driving Candle Light Vigil-4/11/17

Apr 11, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone has been enjoying the warm weather thus far this week. Are you looking to get some sun and help others over the next few weeks? Here are just a few ways you can: Mothers Against Drunk Driving- Candle Light Vigil (April 15th) Mothers Against Drunk Driving are hosting their state wide candle light vigil at EKU. MADD’S candle light vigil is a dedication ceremony to victims of impaired driving crashes. MADD candle light vigil also honors law enforcement...


William Jordan Crider
Apr 4, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: President’s Volunteer Award-4/4/17

Apr 4, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone is having a good week! But if you aren’t having a good week, maybe helping others is just the little pick-me-up you need. If you are having a good week, then maybe you can make someone else’s week a little bit brighter by helping out. Here are just a few ways you can get involved in the upcoming weeks: President Volunteer Service Award (Deadline April, 13) Have you or a friend volunteered more than 100+ hours within the past academic year? We know ma...


William G Keaton
Mar 29, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: KY Science & Engineering Fair -3/28/17

Mar 29, 2017 by William G Keaton

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone’s week is going well so far! Want to hear a knock knock joke? Too bad, with the Kentucky Science & Engineering Fair this week, there is not time to joke around.  We have a lot of volunteer roles to fill, that we know you might love.  If you really want to hear a knock knock joke, sign up for the Kentucky Science and & Engineer Fair, and we will email you a Knock Knock joke when your service hours get certified.  Isn’t that a great incentive… Kentuck...


William G Keaton
Mar 21, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: We’re Half Way There! -3/21/17

Mar 21, 2017 by William G Keaton

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone had a great Spring Break. We wanted to give a big shout out to all of our Alt. Breaker’s who spent their spring breaks bettering communities across the country. If you are looking for ways to make a difference in the Richmond community, here are just a few ways you can get involved in the upcoming weeks: Eastern Eggstravaganza 2017 (Saturday, April 15th) Richmond Parks and Recreation needs students to face paint and/or assist with balloons for this...


William Jordan Crider
Mar 8, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Have a Great Spring Break! -3/8/17

Mar 8, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone’s midterms are going well. I know everyone must be excited for spring break, particularly those of you who are going on ALT BREAK WITH US.  However, before spring break we wanted to let you know about these upcoming opportunities, and a few ways you can might involved: Colonel Crew  Colonel Crew sign ups are happening now! Colonel Crew Leaders are responsible for helping all first-year Colonels positively connect, transition, and build excitement for...


William Jordan Crider
Mar 1, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Science & Engineering Fair-3/1/17

Mar 1, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone is safe after this morning storm. I know everyone must be busy as ever with midterms coming up, but if you have some down time and want some fun ways to get involved, here are just a few service opportunities from the upcoming weeks: Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair (April 1, 2017) The Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair (KY-SEF) works to expand educational opportunities for all middle and high school students, and to enhance the visibility an...


William Jordan Crider
Feb 22, 2017

Weekly Service Newsletter: Mid Week Update about The “Key” to a Better Community- 2/22/17

Feb 22, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Hello Colonels!  I hope everyone is having a great day and enjoying the weather. We just wanted to send out this update letting you know that the first two people to sign up for the Alternative Spring Break Trip, The “Key” to a Better Community: Using Music Education to prevent Violence Among Youth, will receive $100 off the cost of their trip! This trip will take a group of students to Miami, Florida to work with the Organization Guitars Over Guns in using music education to encourage youth...


William Jordan Crider
Feb 21, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Sickle Cell Blood Drive -2/21/17

Feb 21, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope your week is going well so far! You know the drill. Here are a few service opportunities from the upcoming weeks: Red Cross Sickle Cell Blood Drive (2/22/2017) 12 pm – 5pm, Powell Building  In addition to being a traditional blood drive, this blood drive is also specifically for those suffering with Sickle Cell Anemia. Sickle Cell Disease affects ~80,000 African Americans in the United States. While there is no cure, the painful symptoms of this disease can b...


William Jordan Crider
Feb 14, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Are You EKU? -2/14/17

Feb 14, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone is having a great Valentine’s day! We have a very special Valentine’s day present for all of you: More service opportunities for you to get involved in! Here are just a few of those opportunities: 2017 LEAD EKU Conference (Friday, February 25th, 2017) On February 25th, from 9:00am- 3:00pm in the Powell Student Center, students will be able to be apart of this year’s LEAD EKU conference. The conference is a pre-professional experience for EKU students...


William Jordan Crider
Feb 7, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Shelby City Cemetery- 2/7/17

Feb 7, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone’s semester is off to a great start. I know you guys must be biting at the bits for service opportunities, and you’re in luck. We here in the Student Life office are in the service opportunity business, and business is booming! Just a few of those opportunities are: Saturday for Service: Shelby City Cemetery Restoration (Saturday, February 11th) This Saturday, from 8:30am to 2:30pm, a group of students will travel to the Shelby City Cemetery to help...