Public Service News 6/11/2018

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The Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) publishes the Public Service News to keep students, faculty, staff and community members up-to-date on current public service resources, programs and volunteer opportunities. For more information on CCPS, visit us online at ccps.unc.edu/. Follow us on Twitter at UNCServes or join us on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement.

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OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

8/6 – APPLES Service-Learning fall semester course volunteers

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

9/15 – Carolina Global Photography Competition

EVENTS & MEETINGS

6/30 – UNC Oral Cancer 5K and Health Fair

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Summer volunteers needed at Carolina Campus Community Garden
Health career organization founding members needed
Platelet donors seeks at UNC Blood Donation Center

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

8/6 – APPLES Service-Learning fall semester course volunteers

Volunteer requests for APPLES service-learning course fall volunteers are open until Aug. 6. APPLES course volunteers serve 30 hours during the semester, from September to December. Community partners should request service-learning course volunteers through the APPLES online community partner portal. For questions, contact Becca Bender.

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INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

9/15 – Carolina Global Photography Competition

Carolina Global Photography Competition is accepting photos for its 19th annual amateur photo competition. The competition, which is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is an opportunity to showcase Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service. Photos may represent any world region and there is no restriction on the period in which the photo was taken. Entries will be judged on artistic merit and context, and winners will be displayed in the FedEx Global Education Center. For details, visit globalphoto.unc.edu.

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EVENTS & MEETINGS

6/30 – UNC Oral Cancer 5K and Health Fair

UNC School of Dentistry’s Student National Dental Association will host the 2018 Oral Cancer Walk & 5K at the Old Well 9 a.m. Saturday, June 30. Free oral cancer screenings, blood pressure and glucose readings, and medication reviews will be offered following the race. All proceeds will benefit the Oral Cancer Foundation to fund lifesaving research. Sign up at 2018 Oral Cancer Walk & 5K.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

 

Summer volunteers needed at Carolina Campus Community Garden

The Carolina Campus Community Garden, located within walking distance from campus, needs volunteers this summer to help plant, weed, water and harvest vegetables and fruit. Experienced and novice gardeners are welcome. For directions to the garden and garden workdays, visit Carolina Campus Community Garden. If interested in volunteering, contact Claire Lorch for more details.

Health career organization founding members needed

Interdisciplinary Health Career Collaboration seeks undergraduate pre-health majors who are interested in being a founding member of UNC’s first interdisciplinary health career organization. This organization will host discussions on prevalent medical conditions, and facilitate discussion on how to treat these conditions from a variety of professional perspectives, including medicine, PA, nursing, public health, social work and more. For details, contact Hannah Snow.

Platelet donors seeks at UNC Blood Donation Center

Interdisciplinary Health Career Collaboration seeks undergraduate pre-health majors who are interested in being a founding member of UNC’s first interdisciplinary health career organization. This organization will host discussions on prevalent medical conditions, and facilitate discussion on how to treat these conditions from a variety of professional perspectives, including medicine, PA, nursing, public health, social work and more. For details, contact Hannah Snow.

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CCPS WEBSITE – FIND US ON THE WEB

The Carolina Center for Public Service (wccps.unc.edu) features the latest information about the APPLES Service-Learning, Buckley Public Service Scholars, and Faculty Engaged Scholars programs as well as details about Public Service Awards and Fellowships. You can also read stories of Carolina students, faculty and staff who are making a difference. The Carolina Center for Public Service: Connecting Carolina and Communities – be sure to bookmark the site. Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNCServes or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill.

UNC’S DISASTER RESPONSE

Whenever disasters strike – in North Carolina, the United States or around the world – Carolina students, faculty and staff immediately ask, “What can we do to help?” If you are aware of disaster response or recovery efforts being coordinated on campus that you would like listed on this page, send an email to CCPS.

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

The Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) publishes the Public Service News to keep students, faculty, staff and community members up-to-date on current public service resources, programs and volunteer opportunities. For more info on CCPS, please visit https://ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request at https://ccps.unc.edu/news-events/public-service-news-listserv/next-weeks-listserv/. The deadline for inclusion is 5 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to Monday publication. The Public Service News is published only when class is in session, once per week during the academic year and bi-weekly during the summer sessions. To unsubscribe, click here or, send a blank email to leave-34847996-76489955.07b7484471051a00b41b3bf1990b60eb@listserv.unc.edu. Thank you.

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