Oct 11, 2017 by Lesley M Graybeal
Do you know a student (with at least one year of his/her education remaining) who deserved to be recognized for outstanding community engagement work? Please consider nominating a student for Campus Compact's prestigious Newman Civic Fellows Award. Learn more and submit your nomination by November 8, 2017 at https://orgsync.com/62622/forms/229027.
Aug 28, 2017 by Lesley M Graybeal
Get Involved and Give Back this Fall! Welcome back, students! We hope you had a great summer and a ready for an amazing year. If you want to give back, have fun, and build your resume through community engagement this year, UCA's Division of Outreach & Community Engagement has resources to help. Here are a few ways to get involved this fall: UCA-SPONSORED VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS Tutor at the Faulkner County Juvenile Court after school on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 4-5 pm! Tutors must ma...
Mar 29, 2017 by Lesley M Graybeal
Students, are you looking for an opportunity to serve this summer? Our House in Little Rock has started recruitment for Summer VISTA positions with the Summer Youth Program. Positions include working with an age group of students or leading activities in a particular field (STEM, health, life skills, etc.), as well as the resale store, volunteer relations, operations, summer feeding program, and career center. Positions go from May 25th-August 4th and include a stipend of $455.70 every two...
Feb 22, 2017 by Lesley M Graybeal
Students, if you are involved in the community doing service through a service-learning course, with an RSO, or on your own, UCA wants to recognize YOU! We do monthly drawings for a $25 gift card for a student who has entered volunteer or service involvement that month! Congratulations to our latest winner, Colton Crain, a volunteer tutor at the Faulkner County Juvenile Court! Keep up the great service! The Bears Serve Challenge is a program to recognize all students who log 30 hours in...
Feb 9, 2017 by Lesley M Graybeal
Volunteer registration for the Big Event, which will take place on March 11, 2017, is open through February 20th. Don't miss your chance to be a part of something BIG! Register on OrgSync today at https://orgsync.com/123247/forms/240932 The Big Event brings together UCA students, faculty, and staff on one day to say thank you to the Conway community for its generous support of the university. Whether you spend your morning helping to organize a food pantry at one of our local nonprofit organ...
Jan 12, 2017 by Lesley M Graybeal
How will YOU get involved and give back in 2017? Learn more at uca.edu/volunteer! Do you want to give one or two hours a week to a cause you are passionate about? Check out... Tutoring opportunities like the Faulkner County Juvenile Court or Deliver Hope After school programs like the Boys and Girls Club, City of Hope Outreach, or Glenhaven Sparks Out-of-School Community building with programs like the Faulkner County Urban Farm Project, the Locals, Arkansas Dream Center, City of Ho...
Jan 11, 2017 by Lesley M Graybeal
Learn more about the CitiZINE Project and Inauguration Day at http://uca.edu/outreach/citizine/ RSVP to attend The CitiZINE Project Presents: Inauguration Day! Citizine Project - Inauguration Day Event Flyer.pdf Click to View
Dec 7, 2016 by Lesley M Graybeal
APPLY HERE FOR 2017-2018 RESULTS is looking for the next generation of young activists and leaders in fighting poverty at home and abroad. RESULTS will train and guide you to create personal relationships with policymakers in Congress and other branches of government. We’ll train and support you to speak powerfully and engage with the media and your community. RESULTS has proven over the past 35 years that when people like you use their voices effectively, we can make progress towards ending...
Nov 14, 2016 by Lesley M Graybeal
Students who log at least 100 hours of volunteer service during their time at UCA are eligible to receive a community service graduation cord when they graduate! Hours must be logged as OrgSync involvement entries to be considered. Cords are white to symbolize the purity of service to others. To request your community service graduation cord, fill out the request form today!
Nov 9, 2016 by Lesley M Graybeal
Nov 2, 2016 by Lesley M Graybeal
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows Award! This national award recognizes and supports community-committed students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship provides training and resources that nurture students’ assets and passions to help them develop strategies to achieve social change. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides learning opportunities focused on the skills fe...
Sep 30, 2016 by CaLynn Danielle Blacklock
Careers in the Nonprofit Industry: UCA Alumni Panel We are having a panel of UCA alumni nonprofit leaders for students to come and learn about having a career in nonprofits! The panelists from Community Connections, The Zambia Project, and Blackbird Academy of Arts will share briefly about each of their nonprofits and how they got involved in a nonprofit career, then there will be time for questions and answers at the conclusion of the event. This will be a great way to learn more about non...
Sep 26, 2016 by Lesley M Graybeal
Have you participated in a volunteer activity in the community this month? Be sure to enter your community service work as an involvement entry on OrgSync to be eligible for the monthly Bears Serve Challenge drawing. Any student who has logged volunteer involvement for September will be eligible for the $25 gift card giveaway. Instructions for logging hours are available here, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions! Thanks for serving!
Sep 13, 2016 by Lesley M Graybeal
Applications to serve on the Big Event Committee are open through September 20th at 11:59 pm. The Big Event Committee organizes a day of service in which all UCA affiliates can give back to our campus and the Conway community. The Big Event takes place on March 11th, 2017, and the committee will meet weekly to plan the event. Apply now to be a part of UCA's ONE BIG DAY of service! To apply, visit https://orgsync.com/123247/forms/211859!