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Serving and learning in southeast Asia
When he is in Indonesia this summer, Kevin Van Harn will try to remember not to point with his finger.
May 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin senior Ashley Luse spent February in Uganda, trying to create a market for amaranth.
May 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Service-Learning Center to Celebrate 40
The Service-Learning Center at Calvin College will celebrate its 40th anniversary from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 in the Great Hall of the college's Prince Conference Center.
March 01, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Students in the driver's seat
Katie Sportel is serving as the mentor for a service-learning spring break trip, one of nine such trips sending 105 Calvin students, faculty and staff to serve and learn all over the U.S.
March 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Helping out at Cook Library Center
Students are helping with the homework and hanging with the kids at Cook Library Center.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Whipped cream and a whole lot more
There’s a mess of whipped cream cans perched on the front desk of Nordewier-Vanderwerp Hall and no pumpkin pies in sight. This is a dorm service auction, and the whipped cream is meant for faces, not pies.
November 26, 2008 | Allison Graff
Serving in record numbers
A record number of Calvin students are going on service-learning spring break trips this year.
March 17, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
College ranking guides give Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report and other college guides rank Calvin among the best institutions in the nation.
September 22, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
StreetFest's 20th anniversary
"It's an abstract idea until you get into the community. This is consistent with Calvin's mission of being a transformative presence in students' lives."
September 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin receives highest federal recognition for service-learning
Calvin College has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
March 25, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News gives Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report gives Calvin high marks for its strong commitment to teaching and service-learning and for the quality of its first-year experience.
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Welcome to Calvin! Grab a paddle.
Last week, nearly 1,000 new Calvin students left campus and hit the streets of Grand Rapids for a closer look at the city. While many groups served at organizations around the city, one group took canoes to the Grand River to see Grand Rapids from a different perspective.
September 12, 2008 | Matt Kucinski
Spring break trips build community
Calvin students are serving and learning everywhere from Kermit, West Virginia to Biloxi, Mississippi.
March 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Reconnecting through Spring Break Trips
Students will serve and learn at 13 sites around the nation.
March 12, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
GR Walks app puts history in your hands
Calvin alum Josh Leo developed GR Walks, a new walking tour app. He worked with Calvin students to develop tours of Eastown and Heritage Hill-North.
July 12, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Perkins Fellows serving during spring break
Twenty-nine students are headed to Jackson, Miss., during spring break on one of Calvin's 10 service-oriented spring break trips.
March 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Service-Learning Center celebrates 50 years
The students who planted roots of service-learning at Calvin back in the 1960's, joined with a half-century worth of volunteers to celebrate the milestone anniversary.
June 18, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Joy and generosity in the residence halls
Each year, "service" auctions are held in the residence halls to support local non-profit organizations.
November 27, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
Streetfest photo album
Incoming students stock shelves, spread mulch and paint a playground during Streetfest.
September 06, 2011 | Calvin Staff