Rhode Island Student Service Summit

Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 10:00am to 4:30pm

Rhode Island Student Service Summit

5th Annual Rhode Island Student Service Summit

Re-Imagining Citizenship

Developing the next generation of social innovators and active citizens

Hosted by the Feinstein School of Education

Rhode Island College, Student Union

600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

10:00am – 4:30pm

Keynote Speaker: Nancy Thomas, Director of the Initiative for the Study of Higher Education and Public Life, Center for information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)

Designing Public Art Projects. Championing Environmental
Sustainability. Tutoring & Mentoring Youth. College students contribute to their communities in productive and engaged ways; as
active citizens they are change-makers in the world.

Join Rhode Island Campus Compact and 100 college and
university students for the only statewide conference focused on leadership in community-based service.
 Through a variety of workshops and presentations, participants will explore the impact of community involvement on academic learning and create opportunities for cross-campus collaboration.

Here’s a glimpse of this year’s workshops:

  • Translating the Local to the Global
  • Healthy Communities
  • Public Service for Professional Growth
  • Inspiring Young Minds: Kids in Service
  • Realizing Student Impact: Campus Citizenship
  • Constructing Community Space
  • Democracy from the Ground Up
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Please contact communityservice@risd.edu to coordinate transportation.

We promote sustainable practices. Please bring a water bottle to
refill throughout the day. Business casual dress is recommended.

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Event Type

Community Service, Special Event, Workshop, Off Campus Event

Department

CSI

Website

http://risss.weebly.com/

Cost

$5.00

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