Counting Down the Hours
If you are anything like me, you have had June 15th circled in your calendar for the past two months. This year marks my inaugural journey into the vast world that is the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Established by the Corporation for National and Community Service in 2006, the recognition “highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems.” (www.nationalservice.gov/special-initiatives/honor-roll). Items such as percentage of students participating in service, number of hours completed and population served are all considered.
Engaging Others through Doing
How do you engage others in the work that you are doing? How do you work to connect others to opportunities for impact? What connects your students to their local, national, and global communities? There are many answers to these questions, but one that resonates with each of us, is the work that we do within our profession, and most importantly, in our own time.
Update from the Regional Director
A short update on happenings in the Region from Kathy Woughter, Regional Director for Region II.
4 Ways to Become a More Resilient YOU
It is the end of the year and you might be feeling drained. Here is a throwback post compliments of Ali Mears from almost exactly a year ago to remind us to practice resilience.
Engaging Women Student Veterans beyond the Classroom
The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University recently announced the Focus Forward Fellowship, a new program designed to build skills, leadership and a sense of community among female student veterans and military-connected women. Candidates for the program are women enrolled in a four-year institution who will be entering their sophomore or junior year in fall 2016. Applications for the Focus Forward Fellowship will open June 1st and close June 19th.
BACCHUS Regional Spring Conference Wrap-Up
Each spring, BACCHUS peer education groups gather at the regional level to learn, network, and have fun. Here are the highlights.