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 Tulane Empowers

Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
Plans Move Ahead for Grow Dat Youth Farm
Alumna Johanna Gilligan, an Urban Innovator fellow, works to improve the regional food system with help from architecture students.
 
Drop-In Center Offers Safe Place for Area Youth
Social work grad Isabella Christodoulou reaches homeless and at-risk youth with “guerilla therapy.”
 
Students Help Tribe Document Its Culture
For “Living History” course, students work with the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe.
 
Healthcare Heroes: Med School Wins Top Service Honor
Dedication to community service results in national award for School of Medicine and its students.
 
Barataria Bay Beckons Coastal Scientists
Researchers such as Alex Kolker are in for the long haul studying the effects of the oil spill in Barataria Bay.

Service honored nationally for sixth year

The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement. 

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Tulane is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012, recognizing the university’s commitment to service and civic engagement. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

March 27, 2012

Kathryn Hobgood Ray
khobgood@tulane.edu

Tulane University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012 by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This is the sixth consecutive year that Tulane has received the honor.

“This is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of our commitment to service and civic engagement on our campus,” said Vincent Ilustre, executive director of the Tulane Center for Public Service, which administers the university’s undergraduate public service requirement. More...

 

 

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