Charlotte is a Peer Mentor at Roger Williams University in Bristol. She is one of the rising Senior majors in Elementary Education. In addition to serving as a Peer Mentor, she spends time volunteering at Colt Andrews Elementary School. Charlotte says her time as a SFS member has given her incredible experiences that she would have never been able to receive within a classroom setting. She says it has made her a better person and a better teacher. Charlotte’s ultimate goal is to become the best educator that she can be.
Archives for May 2013
RI Campus Compact and its Executive Board of college and university presidents announce a unique opportunity for faculty to integrate engaged scholarship and community-based learning into all aspects of their professional lives – teaching, research, and service. Faculty from all disciplines and professional schools at Rhode Island Campus Compact member campuses are encouraged to apply for the Engaged Scholarship Statewide Faculty Fellowship Program.
Jeremy is a Peer Mentor at Rhode Island College from Warren, RI. Jeremy attended Mt. Hope High School in Bristol, RI. He is a Biology and Chemistry double major. As a rising sophomore, he hopes to someday join the PeaceCorps, go to Medical School and become an emergency room physician. Jeremy serves at Miriam Hospital.
Melissa is a Peer Mentor at University of Rhode Island. Melissa is a Pharmacy and Biology major. As a rising super Senior, Melissa planned URI’s alternative Spring Break this past March. Over the course of the week, Melissa and nine of her peers volunteered at different organizations across Rhode Island including Jumpstart URI, Keeping Blackstone Valley Beautiful, and Girls Reaching Remarkable Levels. She loves running and hiking. Melissa also hopes to someday become a Pharmacist with Doctors without Borders and eventually start her own free clinic.
Dominique is a Peer Mentor at Providence College. She is a leader within the Scholarships for Service AmeriCorps program, helping to organize monthly meetings, trainings and service projects. Dominique is a Hyde Park, Massachusetts native, double majoring in Sociology and Public Administration. Dominique would have loved to meet John F. Kennedy; he is her favorite president. In the future, Dominique, hopes to continue her work in Urban Education.
“Legacy is what you leave behind and how you’re remembered”.
Call for Workshop Proposals
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Deadline: May 24, 2013 COB
Sam is serving at Providence College as co-coordinator of the Providence College/Smith Hill Annex and also supports Providence College’s EXPLORE! Program. Sam graduated from Providence College with a degree in Public and Community Service Studies and a certificate in Business Studies. After VISTA, Sam will begin school at Providence College to work toward her Masters of Education in School Counseling. Sam is originally from southern New Jersey and had severe separation anxiety from the Philadelphia Phillies when she first came to Providence five years ago but has been holding strong.
The Program Manager leads and manages the daily operations of the AmeriCorps*VISTA and AmeriCorps Scholarships for Service grants programs. Responsibilities include budgeting, programming, evaluation, oversight of members, training, reporting and overall communication. The Program Manager serves as the primary contact for funders, college/university/school staff who are recipients of grant funding, collaborators and consultants. In addition, the Program Manager works closely with the Executive Director to provide leadership, education, recognition and support to the member institutions of RICC and develops programs and services that are in alignment with the strategic plan and mission of the organization.
PFS Spring Workshop 3: Unleashing the Power of School & Business Partnerships: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Amica Amphitheater: 100 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI
AmeriCorps*VISTA Summer Associate Positions Available
RI Campus Compact Summer Associates serve for approximately 10 weeks over the summer with RICC’s non-profit community partners in low-income communities to prevent student summer learning loss. VISTA Summer Associates receive a small living allowance (approximately $950 per month) and have a choice between a minimum time education award ($1,174.60) or a cash stipend which accrues at $125/month. For general questions and inquiries, contact Katie Brym (AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader)