Showing 1 - 20 of 21 for "service-learning"
Students sent into the city on first full day at Calvin
On Thursday, August 28, all first-year and transfer students head off campus for StreetFest—a one-day service-learning opportunity.
August 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
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
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
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
Reconnecting through Spring Break Trips
Students will serve and learn at 13 sites around the nation.
March 12, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
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
Spring break trips build community
Calvin students are serving and learning everywhere from Kermit, West Virginia to Biloxi, Mississippi.
March 08, 2012 | 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
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 photo album
Incoming students stock shelves, spread mulch and paint a playground during Streetfest.
September 06, 2011 | Calvin Staff
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
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
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
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
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