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 Tulane Empowers

Students help make birth safer
Tulane students collaborate with Birthing Project USA to reduce the number of mothers who die in childbirth and babies who die in the first year of life.
 
Inspiring teens for healthcare careers
Instead of watching “ER” on TV, this group of high school students learned directly from medical students what it might be like to be doctors.
 
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
 
Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
Finding a path to social justice
Aaron Schneider, the Glazer Professor in Social Entrepreneurship, wants to use his endowed professorship to view social innovation through a social justice lens. View the video.
 
Scholars carry Dean Jean’s values around the world
The first Jean Danielson Memorial Scholars have fellowships allowing them to travel, serve others and expand their studies.

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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