All posts tagged service-learning

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KE apartments partner with refugee resettlement

Last week, a group of 15 Calvin students came together to help move furniture into an apartment for a Bhutanese refugee ...

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Dorm community partnerships help students connect to Grand Rapids

The service-learning center (SLC), located in the Commons Annex is an important part of the Calvin community. Through th...

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Service-learning trip goes local with *culture is not optional

Habits such as eating vegan, buying dye-free dish soap, wearing thick-patterned sweaters and drinking tea out of mason j...

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Expanding Vision: the Service-Learning Center over 50 years

The walls in the Commons Annex office may be neutral in color, but the decor is not. The student coordinators in the Ser...

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Calvin alumnus and Service-Learning Center partner to develop GR Walks app

This summer, Calvin alum Josh Leo, in partnership with Calvin’s Service-Learning Center, released GR Walks, a free sma...

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Calvin placed on Presidential Honor Roll for Service-Learning

Last year, 2,200 Calvin students contributed more than 55,000 hours of community service to the Calvin community. This p...

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Calvin service-learning opportunities plentiful

As you’re poring over your syllabi and mapping out your spring semester accordingly, Jeff Bouman, director of the serv...

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Dorms hold service auctions to raise funds for local charities

For only five dollars; Calvin students could have held a paper plate, heaped with cold whipped cream, and, facing any CL...

Donor Care Specialist Donald Marsh preps senior Josiah Ringelberg for donating blood. Photo by Connor Sterchi
Heroes assemble to donate blood at Calvin

When it comes to saving lives, Mary Hollen knows just how far a little blood can go. “My father had leukemia in his 80...

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Service-learning program gains national attention

Calvin College’s service-learning program is off to a good start this school year, as U.S. News and World Report recen...