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July 2016
Free

First-Year Service Corps Enrollment Open

July 12 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 11:55 pm

The Carolina Center for Public Service offers the First-Year Service Corps as a unique opportunity for selected first-year students to come together with faculty and staff throughout the year to deepen their academic and practical experience in public service during their time at Carolina. Components of the First-Year Service Corps include: An overnight, immersive orientation to the Buckley Public Service Scholars program (BPSS) and the First-Year Service Corps is Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15.; Three capacity-building sessions led…

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August 2016
Free

Apply for a Service-Learning Course Partnership Grant

August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 28, 2017 @ 11:55 pm

Students and community partners connected to an APPLES Service-Learning  course are eligible to apply for a partnership grant. These grants are intended to benefit the community partner and deepen the service-learning experience for a student. APPLES is offering up to 10 partnership grants of up to $100 each for the current semester. These grants fund supplementary materials for enhancement projects relating to a community partner. These grants must be submitted with both a student and community partner signature. Past partnership grants…

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Free

Apply for a Service-Learning Course Enhancement Grant

August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 28, 2017 @ 11:55 pm

APPLES Service-Learning awards course enhancement grants of up to $500 every semester. These grants can fund course development, materials or support required to teaching a APPLES service-learning courses. Applications are received and accepted on a rolling basis and require a statement on how the funds will deepen the learning within the course. Past course enhancement grants provided additional funds for a local radio program connected to a course, funding for a field trip to a nuclear reactor and support to…

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Free

Buckley Public Service Scholars fall enrollment open

August 19 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

Fall semester enrollment for the Buckley Public Service Scholars program is Aug. 1 - Sept. 30. The Buckley Public Service Scholars program (BPSS) provides a framework for Carolina undergraduate students committed to making a positive impact through service. BPSS challenges participants to expand their understanding of service, connect academic and community-based experiences and build their capacity to help effect change. While completing the program components, participants build portfolios reflecting their learning and unique experiences throughout North Carolina, the nation and the world. All…

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Free

Apply for a 2017 Bryan Fellowship

August 19 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm

APPLES Service-Learning Robert E. Bryan Fellowship is designed for undergraduate student teams interested in creating social impact locally and/or globally through the creation of an innovative project that addresses a community-identified need. The fellowship: Provides practical support and mentorship to students in developing their projects, Contributes to addressing community-identified needs by supporting innovative projects, and Develops a supportive cohort of students working together to create positive social impact. Fellowship recipients enroll in a service-learning course on project management during the spring semester…

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Free

Buckley Public Service Scholars graduate assistant applications accepted

August 19 @ 8:00 am - September 19 @ 11:55 pm

Each year, the Carolina Center for Public Service offers support for up to 10 Carolina graduate students to serve as skills training facilitators and share their expertise with undergraduate students engaged in service in the community and on campus. Selected graduate students are required to facilitate at least two skills trainings (one per semester) for Buckley Public Service Scholars (BPSS) participants as well as help with the review process of BPSS portfolios submitted by graduating seniors. After completing these requirements,…

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$50

2016 APPLES Alternative Fall Break applications

August 23 @ 8:00 am - September 19 @ 11:55 pm

Applications for APPLES Service-Learning Alternative Fall Break (AFB) are open Aug. 23 - Sept. 19. Through AFB, students learn and serve outside the UNC community over fall break, a four-day period when the university is closed during October. Before the break experience, participants attend orientation sessions to prepare for the challenges and issues they will confront. During the break, students collaborate with community service partners in various capacities, engaging in both direct and indirect service as well as advocacy work. APPLES…

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Free

Apply for Bryan Fellowship enhancement funding

August 23 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 11:55 pm

The Robert E. Bryan Fellowship in the APPLES Service-Learning program is designed for undergraduate student teams interested in creating social impact locally and/or globally through the creation of an innovative project that addresses a community-identified need. Up to six team fellowships are awarded each fall for the following calendar year (January – December) with applications due in mid-October. Current Bryan Fellowship teams are eligible to apply for a second year of funding of up to $1,000. Applications are accepted through the Carolina…

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Free

Faculty Engaged Scholars Class V graduation

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Carolina Club,
George Watts Hill Alumni Center
Chapel Hill,
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Nine Carolina faculty members will be honored Tuesday, Aug. 31 at the Carolina Club for their engaged scholarship as Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars over the past two years. Maureen Berner, professor, School of Government Juan Carrillo, assistant professor, School of Education Barbara Friedman, associate professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication Cheryl Giscombe, assistant professor, School of Nursing Adam Jacks, assistant professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences Anne Johnston, Shumaker Distinguished Term Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication Steven…

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September 2016
Free

2016 Public Service Fair

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Pit,
Chapel Hill, United States
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UNC's Student Government Community Service Council will host the Public Service Fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the Pit. This event exposes students to community and campus service organizations and the community involvement opportunities they provide. Organizations interested in participating in this year's Public Service Fair should complete the participation form by Sept. 9. For questions, contact Evan Alpern.

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