Displays: Throughout the event, visual displays of faculty and student work in Service-Learning and community will be available in the Miriam G. Knoll Community Center and/or Verity Lodge.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Community Partner Breakfast, Johnston Hall 136/137
A panel discussion moderated by the Community Building Institute, featuring a panel of local corporate, nonprofit, and private organizations and donors. Panel members will share information on areas of community need their organizations seek to support, and discussion will focus on why and how to seek funding for various community engagement projects. While this event is primarily intended for community partners, faculty and students are encouraged to attend.
Hot breakfast will be served. Seating is extremely limited. Event is free for MUM faculty, staff, and students, but RSVP for MUM participants is required. MUM participants can reserve a seat by sending an email with your event request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For MUM guests and non-MUM participants: ticket price for attending this event only is $15. A $25 ticket purchase includes this event, hot breakfast, a community partner display table (see below), lunchtime refreshments, the keynote address by Ted Williams, and all other event activities.
11:00 AM: Community Partner Tables, Miriam G. Knoll Community Center/Verity Lodge
Community partners will operate interactive tables in the Miriam G. Knoll Community Center and/or Verity Lodge, where faculty and students can gather information and begin collaboration on Service-Learning and other community engagement projects. Community partner tables will be available until the event ends.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: Awards Ceremony and Keynote Address by Ted Williams
Featuring a performance by the United Voices of Middletown Community Choir, student presentations with community partners highlighting Service-Learning activity, and announcement of the Maamawi Award for Faculty Service-Learning and Community Impact Scholarships and Awards for MUM students and student organizations.
Keynote address by Ted "The Man with The Golden Voice" Williams, speaking on issues of homelessness and the value of community engagement. For more information on Ted Williams, please visit http://www.tedthegoldenvoice.com/
Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited. Event is free for MUM faculty, staff, and students.
For MUM guests and non-MUM participants: ticket for attending this event only is $10. A $25 ticket purchase includes this event, hot breakfast, a community partner display table, lunchtime refreshments, the keynote address by Ted Williams, and all other event activities.
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Reception
Following the Celebration of Service Expo, participants are invited to visit the new location of the Office of Community Engagement and Service in Verity Lodge for an informal reception. Ted Williams will be available, and visitors can purchase signed copies of his book and photos with him. Community partner tables and faculty/student displays may also be available, as well as information about the services of the Office of Community Engagement and Service.
Light refreshments will be served. Event is free for all. No tickets or RSVPs are required.
Campus & Community Center 136/137 [map], Middletown Campus [map] - Directions
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