Spring 2013 Carlson Center Announcements
Take action to address the achievement gap by building capacity in community organizations and connecting current college students with educational equity action opportunities! Work with the Carlson Center as Educational Equity Liasion through this Washington Service Corps Americorps position!
Take a look at the full description for this10.5 month position running from September 2013 to July 2014. Priority consideration given to applications received by Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
updated June 13th, 2013
Service-Learning courses combine academic learning in the classroomand service with the community in a variety of ways. The list of courses offering Service-Learning during Summer 2013 is linked above, or visit the link below to see what courses will offer Service-Learning this Autumn.
Service-Learning courses combine academic learning in the classroom and service with the community in a variety of ways. The list of courses offering Service-Learning during Autumn 2013 is growing... take a look at the courses already posted by visiting the link above.
Also take a look at the "What is Service-Learning?" document introducing the central concepts of Service-Learning -- created by the Carlson Center and Faculty and Professional Learning Community (FPLC) representatives from across the UW campus.
updated May 24, 2013
On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 over a 100 students and 200 guests participated in the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership in the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center on the University of Washington, Seattle campus. The Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership is a yearly event that allows students to showcase their work and learning related to service and leadership experiences.
Check out the Spring Celebration Event Program (coming soon).
updated May 24th, 2013
In 2011-2012, the Carlson Center supported 96 service-learning courses across a variety of academic areas, placing 2,933 undergraduate students in volunteer positions with hundreds of non-profit organizations, providing approximately 58,660 hours of service toward a variety of needs in the local community. Read more in the report linked above, including direct quotes from the UW students involved.
updated February 6, 2013
Public Service Opportunity Blog
Find recently posted volunteer, internship, and job opportunities targeting University of Washington students and recent grads interested in public service. Opportunities are posted by partners and friends of the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center, Jumpstart, Pipeline Project, and Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity at the University of Washington.
updated February 6, 2012
20 Years, 20,000 students!
Carlson Center's 20th Anniversary
The Carlson Center is celebrating 20 years of engaging students with community. Check out the 20th Anniversary website - with a look at The People, The Programs, The Events, The Community, and The Legacy that define our work. This is also your chance to CONTRIBUTE-- make a gift to the Carlson Center and help us continue to create opportunities for UW students to connect their learning beyond the classroom and develop skills for a lifetime of community engagement.
updated June 6, 2012
Carlson Center featured on the February 2012 edition of UW 360 in preparation for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Celebration!
UW 360 is a magazine-style show that profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. This February's episode contained a special spotlight on the Carlson Center - "stories on service learning integrated with academics." The episode features students serving at the U District Food Bank and Pike Senior Center, watch for interviews with our partners Joe Grubber and Zoe Freeman, as well as the Carlson Center's new Director, Rachel Vaughn!
updated February 8, 2012