Saturday, August 31st, 8:00am-2:30pm
LBC, Kendall Cram and Qatar Ballroom
Outreach Tulane is the university's largest annual community service event with an average of about 1,200 participants each year. Past service day projects have included neighborhood clean-ups, building KaBoom! playgrounds, preparing and serving meals at local shelters, staffing arts and cultural events and construction projects. The event is coordinated by the Community Action Council of Tulane University Students (CACTUS), the Office of Student Programs, Tulane Athletics, and the Center for Public Service. For more information, please email email@example.com.
Give Back Grants Information Sessions
Tuesday, September 3rd, 5:30pm, 6:15pm, and 7:00pm
LBC Room 210
Wednesday, September 4th, 5:30pm, 6:15pm, and 7:00pm
LBC Room 208
Do you need up to $2000 to fund a service project? Are you an undergraduate? Come find out about the Give Back Grants Competition. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-Educator Workshop: Supervising and Motivating your Public Service Students
Thursday, September 5th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Want to learn how to make this semester your most productive yet? Are you interested in how to tap into the potential of your public service students? This workshop is for public service student supervisors and will cover the many different aspects, ins and outs, best-practices, and resources that will help your organization make the most of your interns and semester of service. For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at email@example.com.
Making a Difference Activities Fair
Tuesday, September 10th, 11:30am-1:30pm
This fair will bring together students and New Orleans community members dedicated to making a difference in our community. Students will be able to talk with non-profits and student service organizations about opportunities to serve in the New Orleans area. For more information, please contact Katie Houck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give Back Grants Proposal Development Workshop
Wednesday, September 11th, 5:00pm & 5:45pm
LBC Room 24 (garden level)
Have any idea for the Give Back Grants Competition? Come to this workshop to get help on writing your proposal. Program staff will explain what the selection committee is looking for and will give advice on what information should be highlighted. For more information, email email@example.com.
Jump Start! Meeting- CACTUS Open House
Thursday, September 12th, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Jump Start! Meetings are monthly gatherings designed for students looking to get more involved in public service and serves as an informational session to learn about the different public service projects and programs that are provided by the Center for Public Service and the Community Action Council of Tulane University Students. For more information, please email Avery Brewton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trouble the Water: Film Screening and Panel
Tuesday, September 17th, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center
Nominated for an Academy Award® for best feature documentary, Trouble the Water takes audiences inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never before seen on screen. It's a redemptive tale of two self-described street hustlers who become heroes-two unforgettable people who survive the storm and then seize a chance for a new beginning. Panelist include Kim Roberts, the central figure of the documentary, and other New Orleans community members who will share their Katrina story. For more information, please contact Katie Houck at email@example.com.
Keynote Speaker: Michelle Alexander, author of ‘The New Jim Crow’ Reception & Community Resource Fair
Wednesday, October 2nd 6:00pm-8:00pm
Michelle Alexander will give a keynote lecture about her bestseller, 'The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,' this year's Tulane Reading Project book. Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar who has directed Civil Rights Clinics. Her work and writings challenge community members to place mass incarceration at the forefront of a new movement for racial justice in America. A book-signing, and reception and community resource fair will follow the lecture. Sponsored by The Reading Project, Newcomb-Tulane College, the Office of Co-curricular Programs, the Office of First-Year Programs and CPS. For more information, please contact Amanda Buberger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest Speakers: Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy: Integral to Business
Monday, October 7th, 5:00pm-6:00pm
LBC, Stibbs Conference Room
Lois Backon, Executive Director of the Global Philanthropy Division at JP Morgan Chase, and John Kallenborn, President of the Louisiana Market for JP Morgan Chase, will reflect on the role of corporations in the field of philanthropy, focusing on maximizing the integration of philanthropic, community relations and business priorities. For more information, please contact Nick Tringali at email@example.com.
Jump Start! Meeting: Alternative Breaks and International Service Trips
Wednesday, October 16th, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Alcee Fortier Hall, 1st floor Conference Room
Jump Start! Meetings are monthly gatherings designed for students looking to get more involved in public service and serves as an informational session to learn about the different projects and programs that the Center for Public Service and the Community Action Council of Tulane University Students provide. Come learn about all of the spring and summer break trips being offered! There are several student-led and service learning trips available. For more information, please email Avery Brewton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jump Start! Meeting: Public Service Internships
Wednesday, October 23rd, 5:30pm-6:30pm
LBC, Stibbs Conference Room
Jump Start! Meetings are monthly gatherings designed for students looking to get more involved in public service and serves as an informational session to learn about the different projects and programs that the Center for Public Service and the Community Action Council of Tulane University Students provide. Students interested in public service internships in Spring 2014 are invited to attend this info session and learn about opportunities, procedures, and the application process. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Co-Educator Workshop: Public-Service Cohort Meetings
TENTATIVE: Thursday, October 24th, 9:00am-5:00pm
LBC This workshop is for select staff, faculty, students and community partners working on specific topics in service-learning to share ideas, experiences and prepare for the future. For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tulane Make a Difference Day of Service
Saturday, October 26th, 8:00am-3:00pm
Make a Difference Day, the largest national day of service, will place students, staff and faculty in the community for a day of helping others in our community. Tulane community service student organizations will sponsor activities across New Orleans. For more information, please contact Avery Brewton at email@example.com.
Faculty Workshop: Critically Integrating Community/Place-Based Learning Into the Classroom Led by Dr. T. R. Johnson and CPS staff
Monday, November 4th, 12:30pm-2:00pm
LBC, Stibbs Conference Room
This workshop will emphasize a critical piece of community-engaged learning- reflection- by highlighting creative and diverse methodologies, possible assessment techniques, and different ways to incorporate it for different classes. CPS staff and student leaders will facilitate a breakout session to allow faculty to discuss strategies specific to their courses. Lunch will be included. For more information, please contact Bridget Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-Educator Workshop: Ending the Semester and Preparing for the Future
Thursday, November 7th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
It’s important that your organization and students conclude the semester on a high-note. This is important for this semester, but for future semesters as well as your organization tries to recruit more students and faculty. This workshop focuses on how your organization can conclude the semester of service and how to recruit students to work with their organization in the future. For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at email@example.com.
Shell Shocked Screening, Panel, Dialogue
Monday, November 11th, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Qatar Room Faculty, students and community partners are welcome to a screening of “Shell Shocked” a documentary about violence in New Orleans followed by a dynamic panel discussion and dialogue among panelists and attendees. Community organizations and student groups will distribute information and sign up volunteers. This event is led by Student Affairs and Co-Sponsored by CPS, Tulane School of Social Work, and Tulane Dialogue Collaborative. For more information, please contact Amanda Buberger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Service Internship Fair
Wednesday, November 13th, 5:30pm-7:00pm
LBC, Qatar Ballroom
The internship fair is an opportunity for students to learn about community and governmental organizations that seek interns for Spring 2014. Representatives from local partner agencies, NGOs, non-profits, etc. will recruit interns for the next academic semester. Resumes and professional attire required. Interested faculty could explore the landscape of non-profit agencies in New Orleans. For more information, please contact Myriam Huet at email@example.com.
Dialogue on Mental Health
Monday, November 18th, 5:30pm-7:30pm
In response to President Obama’s call for a conversation about mental health nationwide, faculty, students and community partners are welcome to dialogue about pressing issues related to mental health in our community. Community organizations and student groups will distribute information and sign up volunteers. This event is co-Sponsored by CPS, Tulane School of Social Work, and Tulane Dialogue Collaborative. For more information, please contact Amanda Buberger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Middle School Debate Tournament
Saturday, November 23rd, 8:00am-4:00pm
Richardson Building 117
The final debate tournament of the fall semester takes place on Tulane's campus and is organized and run by Tulane students, faculty, and volunteers. It regularly welcomes more than 110 middle school debaters representing fourteen or more local middle schools. For more information, please contact Ryan McBride at email@example.com.
Faculty Appreciation Event
Tuesday, December 3rd, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Alcee Fortier, first floor
By invitation only. For more information, please contact Agnieszka Nance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshops for Community Partners Nonprofit Toolkit Workshop:
Nonprofit Financial Management: Preparing for the Present and Future
Tuesday, September 17th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Finance is not everyone’s strongpoint, but is incredibly important that every nonprofit has sound financial management. This workshop provides nonprofits the resources, information and best-practices as to how they could best manage the finances of their organization. Furthermore, it will discuss how nonprofits may improve their financial situation. For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at email@example.com
Nonprofit Toolkit Workshop:
Marketing and Branding your Organization: Letting the World Know you Exist
Tuesday, October 15th, 9:00am-11:00am
Marketing and branding is generally considered something only for-profits focus on, but recent studies have shown that it’s very important that nonprofits also spend time to market and brand their organization. This will help recruit clients and constituents, and furthermore help with fundraising. This workshop helps nonprofits better learn and understand how they could market and brand their organization relatively easily and cheap. For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nonprofit Toolkit Workshop:
Nonprofit Leadership: Succession Planning and “Founderitis”
Tuesday, November 19th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Change happens and it doesn’t always have to be a negative thing. It’s important that when change does happen, organizations are ready to adapt and evolve. This workshop helps nonprofits better understand and avoid the problems with “Founderitis” and also discusses how to best prepare for leadership succession with succession planning: For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at email@example.com
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 firstname.lastname@example.org