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Baird ENGL2100 Summer 18: [Impact Summary]

Jun 6 - Jul 30
SLCC Redwood Campus, STC 020

Background: The Thayne Center is your bridge between campus and community. We envision a world in which people's basic needs are met and in which the values of equality and social justice are realized. We believe institutions of higher education have a responsibility to cultivate an engaged citizenry. We are therefore dedicated to empowering our students and faculty to realize they have the knowledge and skills to affect positive change in their community. 

We cultivate...

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Janet Healy commented on the event Community Partner Advisory Board Meeting

Presidential Awards for Community Engagement- Submit your nomination today!

Nominations are open for the Utah Campus Compact Presidential Awards for Community Engagement. The purpose of the Utah Campus Compact Presidential Awards for Community Engagement is to recognize the work of outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners at member institutions on a statewide level. Please take a few moments to Nominations are open for the Utah Campus Compact Presidential Awards for Community Engagement. Take a few minutes to nominate a student,...

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Janet Healy

Your an angel...thank you for the recommendation!!

Spring 2018 Community Engagement Fairs

Come meet with various non-profits and community organizations. Learn about volunteering, internships, jobs, work-study and service-learning placements. Come to the fairs that work best for your schedule as different partners will attend different locations. 

Monday 1/8 at Jordan Campus (JHS Atrium) from 11-1pm

Wednesday 1/10 at South City Campus (main hallway) from 11-1pm

Wednesday 1/17 at West Valley Center from 5-7 pm 

Tuesday 1/23 at Taylorsville Redwood...

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Bruin Pantry Open House

Friday, Nov 17, 8 am
Redwood Campus STC 015

The Bruin Pantry is a great resource on campus for students, faculty, and staff who are experiencing hunger. The Redwood Bruin Pantry is open every day from 8-3:30 PM in the garden level of the Student Center. During the week of 11/13, stop by the pantry to check out our selection of nutritious canned and fresh food, learn more about hunger in the state of Utah, and our network of community partner resources.

 

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Bruin Pantry Orientation 11/14 from 2-3...

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Community Engagement Fair at Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Tuesday, Jan 23, 10 am
Redwood Campus: Student Event Center

The Community Engagement Fair is a showcase of Thayne Center Community Partners throughout the community. This Fair will enable students, staff and faculty to interact with Community Partner Organizations directly. Students could be looking for Internships, Service Learning Class placements, Civically Engaged Scholar placements and more. Staff will be looking for options regarding the use of their 24 hours of paid engagement leave.  

Taylorsville Redwood Campus is our largest...

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Baird ENGL2100 Fall 17 Project: Community Partner Videos

Sep 6 - Dec 6
Thayne Center at SLCC Redwood Campus

The Thayne Center will need Community Partner Videos spotlighting local nonprofits and other agencies. The videos should be designed in a way that can be uploaded to YouTube. The videos should be recorded on location and edited down to run about 2 minutes each and a 30 second spot. Students with Video Editing Skills are specifically needed. We currently have one student working with us to film the videos. 

The volunteers will be required to meet with me in person to discuss the...

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Partner Renewals / Orientation

Tuesday, Aug 8, 5:30 pm
South City Campus 1-110

The Thayne Center Community Partnerships program was founded to help support community organizations, foster lasting, mutually beneficial relationships and serve as a resource to the community. Come learn more about our programs, resources, and expectations of partnership.

This Partnership Info Session is required for all returning and new partners. The last hour is an optional SLCCsync support but you must bring your own laptop for this session.

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Community Partner Workshop: Media & PR tips for Non-Profits

Thursday, Apr 12, 9 am
South City Campus Innovations HS rooms 1-010 and 1-012

Apollo Burgamy from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah is back for this great workshop. Nonprofit organizations rely on public relations and other marketing communications for a variety of benefits that go beyond soliciting direct financial support. The more positive an image a nonprofit can cultivate, the more opportunities it will have to achieve its mission and goals.  Who in your agency has received training on how to engage in public relations? Likely not as many as should. How we...

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Community Engagement Fair at South City Campus

Wednesday, Jan 10, 10 am
South City Campus Atrium

The Community Engagement Fair is a showcase of Thayne Center Community Partners throughout the community. This Fair will enable students, staff and faculty to interact with Community Partner Organizations directly. Students could be looking for Internships, Service Learning Class placements, Civically Engaged Scholar placements and more. Staff will be looking for options regarding the use of their 24 hours of paid engagement leave.  Some Students from Innovations High School are also...

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Community Partner Workshop: Having Challenging Conversations with Mentoring in Mind

Friday, Dec 1, 9 am
South City Campus Innovations HS rooms 1-010 and 1-012

Apollo Burgamy from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah is presenting this highly requested workshop. Do you find yourself needing to have a challenging or uncomfortable conversation with a volunteer? Apollo will share tips on how to set out strong expectations from the start, as well as tips on how to navigate those conversations with mentoring in mind. 

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Rebecca Van Maren

Dennis from CCS will also be attending

Beth Ehrhardt

Both Aaron and Monica from SCCF will be attending. Looking Foward to it!

Kayla Norman

Sarah Maddock and Alexandra Hernandez will be attending from the IRC in SLC.

Community Partner Workshop: The Mission Connection and Creating Advocates for your Cause

Tuesday, Oct 24, 9 am
South City Campus Innovations HS rooms 1-010 and 1-012

Join Emilia Comai and Stephanie Rokich from United Way of Salt Lake in exploring creative ways to turn your volunteers into advocates for your cause. In this interactive workshop, you will learn the basics of running an awareness campaign or advocacy initiative, how to grow your base of support, and you have the chance to put these ideas into practice to better serve your organization’s mission.

Parking is located on the east side of the building. Upon registration, you will be...

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Gordon Storrs

I will look forward to this training sesseion.

Stephanie Rokich

We will see you there, Gordon!

On Campus Speed Networking Event

Tuesday, Oct 3, 1 pm
South City Campus Innovations HS rooms 1-010 and 1-012

Enjoy refreshments with community partners, faculty, and staff and Civically Engaged Scholars.  Gain resources for your course, department, or program, build your network and uncover service opportunities. 

Whether you are new to service-learning, a long-term practitioner, or administrator, or Thayne Center Community Partner this event is for you! Most conversations will be laying the groundwork for Spring Semester of 2018.

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Community Engagement Fair at South City Campus

Thursday, Aug 24, 11 am
South City Campus Atrium

The Community Engagement Fair is a showcase of Thayne Center Community Partners throughout the community. This Fair will enable students, staff and faculty to interact with Community Partner Organizations directly. Students could be looking for Internships, Service Learning Class placements, Civically Engaged Scholar placements and more. Staff will be looking for options regarding the use of their 24 hours of paid engagement leave.  Some Students from Innovations High School are also...

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Community Partner Workshop: Volunteer Recognition & Volunteer Reflection

Monday, May 29, 2 pm
Redwood Campus

Janet Healy from Catholic Community Services has years of experience and great ideas to share regarding recognition and reflection within volunteer programs. This fun and interactive workshop will help provide a platform to explore ways that you are already doing this within you program and some fresh, creative ideas to incorporate. 

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Community Partner Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, Mar 8, 2:30 pm
Redwood Campus: Student Center room 219

Come to our Community Partner Advisory Board meeting. This meeting is open to partners across levels of partnership. We want to ensure that our programs and operations are working in support of our partners. Advisory Board meetings are a great way to chime in, hear updates, and network with other partners.  

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On Campus Speed Networking Event

Tuesday, Feb 27, 3:30 pm
Redwood Campus: AAB 135

Enjoy refreshments with community partners, faculty, and staff.  Gain resources for your course, department, or program, build your network and uncover service opportunities.

Whether you are new to service-learning, a long-term practitioner, or administrator, or Thayne Center Community Partner this event is for you!

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Community Partner Workshop: Volunteer Administrator's Code of Ethics

Thursday, Feb 22, 2 pm
Redwood Campus: Student Center 025 (Den 2)

Kellie Mieremet, CVA and Volunteer Coordinator at the Family Support Center are presenting this workshop. This fun and interactive session will explore an often-overlooked part of Volunteer Management: Our Code of Ethics. This session is for folks who are looking to dive deeper into your role as volunteer managers as well provide space to explore the International Certification in Volunteer Administration credential. 

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