Only 5 weeks left until finals! Luckily, Spring is here. Take advantage of this season by taking care of yourself - go for a walk, soak up some Vitamin D, or get outside and serve others. Follow us at @UNLServeLearn or find us at UNL Service Learning on Facebook for upcoming service opportunities.
Center for Civic Engagement
Nominate a UNL student of great character and integrity to be recognized for Franco's List! Nomination forms are due April 1 and can be found at go.unl.edu/integrity.
Do you know a student, staff, faculty or community partners who has an outstanding heart for service? Nominate them for the Spirit of Service award! This award recognizes students and organizations that have gone above and beyond to strengthen the University’s civic agency. Due March 31 at 5pm!More details at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jX0pAAxqGS8nU2rFILX9tYNBcAglIDnatXKDjk5Rky4/viewform
Congressman Brad Ashford will be visiting UNL on Thursday, April 7 from 2-3PM at UNL to discuss, among other issues, the current geopolitical state of the Middle East. This event is free and open to the public.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/bf59
Interested in shadowing a teacher or working with elementary and middle school students this summer? Join the fun as a Bright Lights Classroom Assistant during our weeklong classes and camps. Background checks are required of applicants 19 and older. Visit brightlights.org for info and application. Continue reading…
Earthstock presents Merchants of Doubt at the Mary Riepma Ross theater on April 7 at 7 p.m., an educational film that explores the political and media-caused deception that creates climate change doubt in America. The documentary is free, open to the public, followed by an optional discussion. Continue reading…More details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1741875902708097/
You're invited to celebrate the arrival of Earthstock as a part of Lincoln’s First Friday. We will be showcasing environmentally-inspired student artwork and enjoying a live acoustic show by Derek Dibbern. Come enjoy good company and learn how to get involved in Earthstock throughout April.More details at: http://greenunl.com/earthstock/
We are still in need of volunteers for our Client Giveaway scheduled for Sat., April 2 and Mon., April 4. This giveaway will be equivalent in size to our Thanksgiving and Toyland events, and we need just as many volunteers to help us make it happen. See the link below to sign up!More details at: https://t.e2ma.net/click/ttfeq/5qd4eh/lndmrd
Earthstock will host a political forum at 5 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Nebraska Union, featuring panelists Sen. Ken Haar, Sen. Adam Morfeld and Bold Nebraska Founder Jane Kleeb to discuss policy behind environmental sustainability in Nebraska and the implications on climate change in our culture. Continue reading…More details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/557088814452584/
The Big Event is a annual campus-wide day of service in which students will serve in various parts of the Lincoln community to say “Thank you!” for hosting our University. The deadline for volunteer registration is April 1st. The date of the event is April 9th, from 9-1.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/zyhk
On April 16 & 17, the Friendship Home will be joining StarTran, Digity Radio, Walmart and Sam's Club to stuff 4 city buses full of new items for the families at Friendship Home. Volunteers are needed at Walmart and Sam's Club locations to pass out needs lists and organize donations. See link below!More details at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4cadac2aa75-stuff1