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 Tulane Empowers

Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
 
Students give year of service before med school
As part of the Tulane Accelerated Physician Training Program, juniors are giving back to New Orleans.
 
Medical student learns as he gives back
A second-year medical student, Mike Bosworth benefits from “adopt-a-student” program.
 
Welcoming Weatherhead Hall
Newest residence hall for “our best and brightest students” is a welcome addition and a symbol of resurgence for the university and city.
 
Got beads? Throw ’Em to Charity!
Recycled Mardi Gras beads that are donated to the nonprofit Arc benefit intellectually disabled citizens. View the video.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

Two receive top public service award

As committed, compassionate leaders,  Lea Bogner and Laura White are honored with the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award. 

Bogner and White
Laura White, left, and Lea Bogner received the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award at Tulane, recognized for being committed, compassionate leaders. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentanto)


May 22, 2012

Fran Simon
fsimon@tulane.edu

Two graduates — Lea Bogner and Laura White — who have distinguished themselves by embodying the best practices in civic engagement have received the top award for public service at Tulane University.

The Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate social responsibility and awareness of community needs through significant service contributions. Lee and Lucette Runsdorf of New York established the award in memory of their son, a Tulane alumnus who loved his four years at Tulane and was interested in public service, his mother said. More...

 

 

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