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CSUSB students visit City Mission on Saturday to help community’s needy

TOP STORIES January 20, 2017, by Office of Strategic Communication

About 20 Cal State San Bernardino students will be at the City Mission in Highland on Saturday, Jan. 21, packing food for needy families, hygiene kits for the homeless, and helping to prepare meals as part of the university’s volunteer service.

The volunteers, ranging from graduate students, undergraduates and students from the university’s Palm Desert Campus, will also work with City Mission volunteers to organize different parts of the facility, said Bryant Fairley, assistant director of the CSUSB Office of Community Engagement, which is coordinating the university’s volunteer efforts.

The students will also be going to the Louisiana cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge over spring break as part of the TRACKS program, a collaboration of Associated Students Inc., the Student Recreation and Wellness Department and the Office of Community Engagement, Fairley said.

The spring break trip marks the second time students have gone to New Orleans to help needy families, Fairley said. The trip also includes visiting Baton Rouge to help repair and rebuild homes of teachers victimized by flooding, Fairley said.

For more information, contact Associate Director Bryant Fairley at the Office of Community Engagement at (909) 537-7789.

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CSUSB President's Volunteer Service Award Info Session

Tuesday, January 31 and Wednesday, Feb.1
Noon - 1PM
College of Education room 308

Are you leaving your paw prints in the community? Join us for an info session about how you can receive recognition for your volunteer service whether you are in a CSUSB club/greek organization or as an individual. Info session is open to ALL students.

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The Panetta Institute Congressional Internship Program, held from August through November, combines a rigorous two-week academic orientation at the Panetta Institute at CSU Monterey Bay, regular seminars in Washington, D.C. and experiential education as a Panetta intern in the Washington, D.C. office of a California member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Upon completion of all requirements, interns will earn up to 20 academic units.

All program costs are covered, including academic fees and tuition, food and housing, a modest living stipend, and air and ground transportation.

The Congressional Internship Program is open to undergraduate students from any academic major who will be enrolled in their junior or senior year during the period of the internship.

Submit your application no later than 3 p.m., Monday, January 30, 2017 to Diane Podolske, Office of Community Engagement at Faculty Office building room 228.

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Let's Get on Board with Service

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Welcome back 'Yotes. As the new acadmic year begins, we want to start off our year right by encouraging all our 'Yotes to Get on Board With Service! Don't forget to check out our volunteer page to read about the new volunteer opportunities on and off campus.Find out ways to get involved in how to leave your paw print in our community. We wish you all a great success in this upcoming school year!More than sixty #CSUSB students volunteered with San Bernardino County to help cleanup Highland Avenue and Perris Hill Park on Saturday, Sept. 24. Thank you 'Yotes for leaving your paw print in our community. Way to go in making a difference! Go 'Yotes! Photos courtesy of Corinne McCurdy, CSUSB photographer. #engageCSUSB #fightblight

More than sixty #CSUSB students volunteered with San Bernardino County to help cleanup Highland Avenue and Perris Hill Park on Saturday, Sept. 24. Thank you 'Yotes for leaving your paw print in our community. Way to go in making a difference! Go 'Yotes! Photos courtesy of Corinne McCurdy, CSUSB photographer. #engageCSUSB#fightblight

Our CSUSB Students created almost 700 family food boxes for CAPS to feed families in San Bernardino County! Thank you to our 100 volunteers from USTD 100 and their instructors for leaving their paw prints in our community on Make A Difference Day! Click here to view our slideshow. #engagecsusb #MDDAY

Our CSUSB Students created almost 700 family food boxes for CAPS to feed families in San Bernardino County! Thank you to our 100 volunteers from USTD 100 and their instructors for leaving their paw prints in our community on Make A Difference Day! Click here to view our slideshow. #engagecsusb #MDDAY

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CSUSB Partnership Form

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The resulting database will enable CSUSB to showcase community-bassed collaborations through scholarship, teaching, research, creative activities, service, and more.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Podolske at (909) 537-7483 or email partnership@csusb.edu.

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