April 2011 Archives
For more than 20 years, the Carter Center Internship Program has provided more than 2,000 interns with a rewarding complement to classroom experience, enhancing participants' educations and careers in the field of public service.
Carter Center interns come from around the world and make vital contributions to the Center's work. In turn, the Center provides a substantive learning experience that serves as a basis for interns to explore their career options and to attain professional skills. The goal of the Internship Program is to develop an informed and skilled work force committed to advancing peace and health worldwide.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Location: Pratt Hall, Rm. 305
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
The Indiana Arts Council of Indiana, PA is preparing for Youth Arts Celebration. This 4th annual event celebrates, youth arts with days arts related programming. They are looking for outgoing and energetic volunteers to help with a few of the event
April 27th: Visual Art Setup at Indiana Mall (4-5 volunteers needed)
April 29th: Peter and the Wolf at Fisher Auditorium, IUP (1 volunteer needed)
April 30th, May 1st: YAC at the Indiana Mall, Indiana Players, Zion Lutheran (4 volunteers per day needed)
If interested please email PMSC member Sarah Morrow at email@example.com
Amazon Winterim (Peru)
Location: Iquitos & Madre Selva Biological Station, Peru
Living on the Edge of a Rainforest Frontier
Winter 2011/Spring 2012
(29 December 2011 - 15 January 2011)
|IDH 4007 (3 credits): Living off the Rainforest:
Biodiversity, Sustenance, and Sustainability
IDH 4008 (3 credits): Culture, Identity, and the Environment in the Peruvian Amazon
A joint offering of The Honors College at Florida International University and the National Collegiate Honors Council Semesters Committee, this winterim is a unique opportunity for students to engage in experiential learning that emphasizes independent research projects focused on the contrast between urban and rural areas of the Peruvian Amazon. An overview of the people and environment of the Amazon will provide students the necessary background to design and implement interdisciplinary projects during their stay in Iquitos, Peru (the major city of the western Amazon) and at the Madre Selva Biological Station (Orosa River).
Complete details are available in the online brochure.
Early Registration Deadline: May 20, 2011
Final Registration Deadline: July 20, 2011
Register early to reserve your spot - space is limited.
We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the Pew Leadership Year, which begins on September 6, 2011. The application deadline is April 25, 2011. These one-year positions are open to non-Pew employees who are graduating with a bachelor's or advanced degree between December 2010 and August 2011.
The Pew Leadership Year provides individuals who are dedicated to building a leadership career in the public or nonprofit sectors with hands-on experience in solving today's most challenging problems. By applying a rigorous, analytical approach to public policy advocacy, research, government relations and communications, Pew Leadership Year participants gain invaluable perspective on developing fact-based solutions to improve public policy, inform the public and stimulate civic life.
Visit www.pewleadershipyear.org for more information regarding this opportunity.
ALPHA GAMMA KAPPA
CALL FOR PAPERS
Literary Festival and Conference
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
October 8, 2011
When: This Thursday April 14th starting between 8:30am -9 am until the latest noon.
Location: 460 N. 4th Street (building right next to Bi-Lo)
You would need to drive there and transportation is not provided.
Description: Volunteers will be needed to unload tables and items from trucks to prepare for garage sale
If interested please contact Linda Heberling immediately. Any help is greatly appreciated!
Linda can be reached at 724-349-2735(home), 724-549-3894(cell) or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our topic areas! You might be surprised at what you find. Through students.gov, you can link to government (and selected non-government) web sites to help you:
- Choose the right college
- Apply online for financial aid and scholarships
- Find summer internships or jobs
- Learn about careers that interest you
- Tap into government research databases
- Get a passport
- Find rewarding volunteer opportunities
- And much more!
Tomorrow's Ideas, NowThe KIAS international undergraduate student conference, Tomorrow's Ideas, Now, will be a premier student conference for students working in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts. From August 17th to 20th, 2011, undergraduate scholars and creative artists from around the world will come together and participate with their peers from different institutions and backgrounds. Working on the established KIAS research themes, students will explore their research questions through essays, creative performances, poster presentations, and much more.
Registration is $10/person, and you can register at the door starting at four pm or online at relayforlife.org/paiup.
Best Poster Awards
College of Humanities and Social
Firing Techniques and Their Effects on Susquehannock Ceramic Vessels
College of Natural Sciences and
The Role of Retinoic Acid in Planarian Regeneration
Best Performance Award
Outstanding Presentation Awards
One World, One Dream: Gender Equality as a Factor of Success at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
The Effect of Varying Intensities of Aerobic Activity on Physiological and Psychological Well-Being of Breast Cancer Survivors
The Effects of Minimum Wage and Other Socioeconomic Factors on Poverty
Best Bibliography Award
Chinese Governance in Xinjian Province: Ethnic Dissatisfaction and Tension with Han Chinese
Juried Art Exhibition Awards
Third Place: Watchdogs
B) Grey Berrier, Chelsea Wright, Eddie Cervantes, and Jonathan Reiner
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in 2008: Management's Initiatives to Transform the Company and Curtail Wal-Mart Bashing
The American Red Cross has openings at their front desk to cover phones. You would be answering the phone, greeting people who come in the building, some typing, data entry, mail.Tuesday from 9am-12 noonishTuesday from 12noonish - 3:30/4:00pmThursday from 9am-12:30/1pm beginning April 7
Call or email Diane at 724-465-5678 or email@example.com
Your support of our community library helps the Library to support our community - of all ages. And, if you haven't recently, while you are there, check out all that the Library offers.
SUPPORT LITERACY by joining us at the:
Pre Sale for Library Patrons Only*
Admission by Library Card*
Friday, April 8, 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 9 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 11 - 4 p.m.
Donations are welcome!
Evergreen Conservancy is doing their Annual Spring Clean Up of their adopted
section of the Hoodle Bug Trail on April 23rd.
If you are interested in helping you could meet (or someone could arrange to pick you up) at the Homer City Ball Park at 9:00 am Saturday morning. It should only take about 2 hours if enough people show up! Bags will be provided- You bring your own gloves. This will happen rain (light) or shine. If there is really bad weather we will cancel and reschedule.
If interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-349-4333.
If you need hours approved-please have them signed off from site supervisor.
The President's Commission on the Status of Women at IUP, along with Indiana Regional Medical Center's Spirit of Women, would like to extend a special invitation to you to attend a professional and personal development conference titled "Tough Women in Tough Times" on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. KDKA-TV news anchor Jennifer Antkowiak will be the keynote speaker over the lunch hour.
Deadline to register is Friday, May 6, 2011.
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
HUB - Susquehanna Room
(Refreshments will be available)
"WAITING FOR SUPERMAN" ... an Award-Winning Documentary About the Nation's Public School System.
"OUR FAMILY WEDDING" .... a romantic Comedy involving two different ethnic groups.
For further information, please contact the AACC at 724-357-2455 or email@example.com.
For more information, contact Cindy Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org,
(724) 349-4333 or visit www.evergreenconservancy.org
The program cost includes 10 days in Paris, and 4 days in Madrid, and you spend your Fall semester in a fantastic location in the South of France. Marie Thomas Olson (adjunct faculty in the French Department who will be working for St Francis next academic year) is the contact person for IUP students.
Email Kevin Berezansky at email@example.com for more information and applications.
The theme for this year's conference is Human Rights at Home and Abroad: Past, Present and Future. The submission deadline is April 1st and the conference will be held on April 14-15 in Kehr Union at Bloomsburg University. Send proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org.