Building Bridges to Peace, at the University of Scranton.
Thursday, March 31
Lecture by biographer and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Prof. Rajmohan Gandhi (U. of Illinois):
7:00 p.m., McIlhenny Ballroom, 4th floor, DeNaples Center U.of S.
Friday, April 1
A Peace and Reconciliation Teach-In with a "Resolution and Peacemaking" workshop offered by Prof. Gandhi:
9:00-10:30 a.m., DeNaples Center, Rm. 405.
Also, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.:
art gallery and arts competition, cross-cultural conversations, role-playing, student presentations, and a film, The Power of Forgiveness.
Please drop off your empty paper towel and toilet paper rolls for Kidstuff in the Kidstuff totes , located in the office across from the ladies room, second floor in McGowan Center. These donations will make it possible for the kids to create a "Time Capsule Activity" of what they want to be when they grow up!!
We will need 200 empty rolls by the end of March.
Thanks for your donations and help to make this Kidstuff activity possible for the children! If you have any question regarding this collection, contact Linda Wall, Education Club at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maxis-Gillet Service Award
Marywood University is rooted in a long-standing tradition of service to local, national and international communities, and extends its commitment to community involvement through the “Maxis-Gillet Service Award.”
* A total of twenty $2500.00 Service Awards are offered annually to current undergraduate Marywood students
* Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to service during their time at MU
Requirements for recipients:
* To uphold the expectations of the Service Award, recipients complete a minimum of 215 hours of service during the academic year
* Participation in leadership development sessions and group meetings
* First-year recipients participate in mentorship program
If you believe that the Maxis-Gillet Service Award is compatible with your background and future goals, please visit Marywood University’s Campus Ministry site for more information and to access the application and recommendation forms. http://www.marywood.edu/campmin/maxis-gillet-service-scholars/
Applications and recommendations are due by 4:30pm on April 8th
(Interviews will be held the following week, with decisions to be made by April 20th)
Unconscious Racism is a World of Diverse Cultures: A symposium including a webinar connecting four audiences in Baltimore, Immacualta/Philadelphia, Monroe/Detroit and Scranton and local input. Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm, Swartz Center. Lunch provided. Free will offering accepted. For more information or to register, go to http://www.ospihm.org/symposium. Sponsored by the OSP IHM Committee on Healing Racism.