Announcements, Events, and Opportunities
Join us Friday, October 9, 4:00 pm, to hear Dr. Ernest Morrell (Macy Professor of Education - Teachers College, Columbia University and director of Institute for Urban and Minority Education) deliver his talk, "Powerful Teaching, Powerful Schools: Engaging Youth in the Digital Age." Remick Commons in Visitation Hall. RSVP here.
Another not-to-be-missed event: Motivation specialist Dr. Andrew Elliot will speak on Friday, October 16, 3:30-5:00 pm, Haggar Hall B16. Among other things, Dr. Elliot studies how things like color and shape influence what motivates us.
Take Ten, a violence and bullying prevention/conflict resolution curriculum serving 17 area schools and 7-9 community organizations, is desperate for volunteers. Commitment is once/week for a semester or the year. Volunteers are trained and assigned to schools based on their schedule availability and age preference. Check it out online
, then contact Director Ellen Kyes
or Deputy Director Liv Chen
for more information.
Tutors needed: $9.00/hour, Tues/Ths, 3-5 pm at SBCSC high schools and the St. Joseph County Public Library-Western Branch location. Must provide own transportation. Info: call (631-6294) or email Sonya Watkins
, TRiO Programs.
Robinson Community Learning Center needs a full time AmeriCorps member starting summer 2016. Email Velshonna Luckey
, or call her at 574-631-3312.