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Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Jan 24, 2018

#EKUServes Spring into the New Semester!

Jan 24, 2018 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels! This week’s newsletter contains information about Service in Action Spring Break, and Restore Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. Service in Action Spring Break!             It’s not too late to sign up for a service spring break! Locations include New York City NY, Grafton IL, Plains GA, New Orleans LA, and Memphis TN. Each location offers a unique experience of service! Hurry! Spots are filling fast! For more information go to http://communityservice.eku.edu/eku-service-a...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Jan 18, 2018

#EKUServes There's Snowplace like EKU

Jan 18, 2018 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Welcome Back Colonels! Hope you had a great winter break, plus a couple of snow days!   Service in Action Spring Break!             It’s not too late to sign up for a service spring break! Locations include New York City NY, Grafton IL, Plains GA, New Orleans LA, and Memphis TN. Each location offers a unique experience of service! Hurry! Spots are filling fast! For more information go to http://communityservice.eku.edu/eku-service-action-spring-break-2018-march-10-17#_ga=2.155307643.1549743...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Dec 6, 2017

#EKUServes Spread Cheer! Volunteer!

Dec 6, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, Hope you’re having a great dead week, and are prepared for all your finals! Angel Tree             Help someone have a Merry Christmas with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree! The Angel Tree and sign up list is in Middle Powell filled with different kids who need your help. Gifts are due back December 8th to either the Student Life Office or The Salvation Army. Restore Volunteer Staying in Richmond for winter break? Come volunteer at the ReStore! Help by doing deconstruction p...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Nov 29, 2017

#EKUServes Season of Giving

Nov 29, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! This week we have opprotunities to volunteer with the Angel Tree, Service in Action Spring Break, and RAAC Breakfast with Santa. Angel Tree             Help someone have a Merry Christmas with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree! The Angel Tree and sign up list is in Middle Powell filled with different kids who need your help. Gifts are due back December 8th to either the Student Life Office or The Salvation Army. Service in Action Spring Break ...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Nov 21, 2017

#EKUServes For The Joy of Service

Nov 21, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, Hope you have a great Thanksgiving, this week’s newsletter highlights some of the service opportunities available after break! Angel Tree             Help someone have a Merry Christmas with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree! The Angel Tree and sign up list is in Middle Powell filled with different kids who need your help. Gifts are due back December 8th to either the Student Life Office or The Salvation Army. Blood Drive             Powell will host a blood drive on Tuesday,...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Nov 15, 2017

#EKUServes Thankful for Service

Nov 15, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, this week there is volunteer opportunities on campus every night with Hunger and Homelessness awareness week. Hunger and Homelessness Week Hunger and Homelessness awareness week isn’t over yet! Make sure to come to the events we have going on each night this Week! TONIGHT is our College Hunger Banquet on food insecurity it will be held in Middle Powell, and will have FREE food to all attendees. Tomorrow is the Shut In for the Shut Out, all attendees will learn more about hom...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Nov 2, 2017

#EKUServes Give Back to Richmond

Nov 2, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, my name is Kaylan Dowdy and I’m the new student organizer for community service and alternative breaks, you’ll be hearing from me weekly about the community service opportunities around Eastern. So let’s get started, this week we have opportunities with the Richmond Area Arts Center, and the Habitat for Humanity Restore.   Holiday Market Volunteers are needed to assist with Richmond Area Arts Council's Holiday Market – this Saturday, November 4, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the ...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 25, 2017

#EKUServes: Stay Warm and Give Back This Winter

Oct 25, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! We have a great opportunity to stay warm and give back this winter!  Spend your winter break on the beach of Grand Isle, Louisiana! Work with the Nature Conservancy doing trail work, presenting to school children, and removing invasive species! You’ll get to spend a day in New Orleans,enjoy warmer weather, and have a great addition to your resume! In addition to having an awesome time, students that participate in the trip will be eligible to apply as a leader for f...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 18, 2017

#EKUServes: Get More Out of Your EKU Experience

Oct 18, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! It is a great time to give back both on and off campus! Feel free to contact me with questions about individual and group service at Dylan.Bogard@eku.edu.     October 20, 7:30am-9pm, Hazard Trail Building Day: Community Service Project- Join us for a day of trail planning, marking and building! Find out more here: https://orgsync.com/55054/opportunities/2080039/occurrences/4979930   October 20-21- Forest of the Undead- Participants will be placed in groups of 5...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 11, 2017

#EKUServes: More Opportunities to Give Back

Oct 11, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! There are so many great opportunities to give back here in Richmond and on campus! Urgent Needs from the Salvation Army (Contact by Friday):   •           Front Desk Assistant •           Food Pantry Assistant •           Angel Tree Case Intake Coordinator •           Angel Tree Distribution Center Assistant •           Red Kettle Campaign - Bell Ringers   Email Rhonda Yocum to sign up at Rhonda.Yocum@uss.salvationarmy.org. Training will take place later thi...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 4, 2017

#EKUServes: Fall in Love with Service

Oct 4, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! We are excited to announce that the Branch Out- Fall Alternative Break is now open to all students! If you are a first-year student, spend the long weekend hiking in the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest and building trails! The cost of the trip is only $25, and this includes most meals, transportation and lodging. The trip will take place October 14-17. Find out more and sign up here: http://communityservice.eku.edu/branch-out-fye-fall-break-trip There are als...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 27, 2017

#EKUServes: Branch Out with the FYE Fall Break

Sep 27, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

  Good afternoon Colonels! Assurance of Learning Day is coming up this Friday, so be sure to sign up for your favorite event here: http://communityservice.eku.edu/assurance-learning-day-service We are also excited to announce the first Branch Out- Fall Alternative Break for First-Year students! If you are a first-year student, spend the long weekend hiking in the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest and building trails! The cost of the trip is only $25, and this includes most meals, trans...


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...