UW Today | 5/8/12
University of Washington undergraduates will showcase their civic engagement projects at the annual Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 11 on the second floor of Kane Hall.
2/28/12 | The Daily
Profile of Pike Place Senior Center’s Zoe Freeman. The senior center is the most continuously involved organization collaborating with the UW’s Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center.
UW Today | 1/12/2012
Ask Rachel Vaughn about her new job as director of the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center — or her own recent honor from the ROOTS Youth Shelter — and she’s likely to talk more about the center’s hard-working students and staff than herself.
The Daily | 5/10/11
Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed visited the university to speak at the UW Center of Experiential Learning’s (EXP) Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, as part of his annual spring tour of college campuses statewide to promote civil engagement in young adults. The event honored more than 100 UW students for their participation in community service.
King 5 News | 4/27/11
It’s never too late to turn your life around. One Tacoma native learned that through hard times. Brandon Stogsdill shares how he turned from a teen criminal to now a teen counselor with Sound Mental Health. Stogsdill is a Mary Gates Leadership Scholar alum.
Tacoma News Tribune | 3/28/11
Profile on UW alumnus Brandon Stogsdill, who earned a Mary Gates Leadership scholarship among other awards when he was a student.
Seattle Times | 2/20/11
The UW has numerous community-engagement programs, but seven are grouped together in the Center for Experiential Learning. At the heart of that group is the Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center, started 19 years ago with a grant from the Eddie Carlson family.
The Daily | 2/9/11
Community service has a new look, and service-learning courses are helping to transform it. Since the UW began these courses in 1992, community involvement has been reborn in the form of a more active, more engaging curriculum.
U Week | 4/22/10
Senior Angelica-Mae Corral is one of more than 120 UW undergraduates who will be presenting at this year’s Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership on April 28. The annual event showcases student work that enriches and benefits local non-profit organizations, schools and campus programs.
U Week | 3/4/10
The UW has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. The UW is the only public, four-year institution in Washington state to receive the recognition this year.
The Daily | 3/11/10
Senior Angel Corral is one of the almost 6,000 UW students who participated in volunteer work and service learning during the 2008-09 academic year and helped earn the university a place on the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The Daily | 2/9/10
Since its creation in the early 1970s, Books to Prisoners has answered thousands of letters from inmates each year. In 2009, the organization had its busiest year ever, receiving 12,000 requests for books — a jump from 10,000 the previous year — all of which were answered by volunteers. The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is mentioned.
U Week | 1/28/10
The Pipeline Project is part of the Center for Experiential Learning. It’s one of three programs that aim to connect UW students with the community through service (the other two are the Carlson Center and Jumpstart). Part 2 of 4.
U Week | 1/21/10
The University offers students many learning experiences, not all of them in the classroom. Internships, service learning and research with a faculty mentor are just some of the things students can do to add to the traditional "book learning." And to make all those things more accessible, Undergraduate Academic Affairs has gathered them into the Center for Experiential Learning. Part 1 of 4.
The Daily | 1/19/10
These famous words of Martin Luther King Jr. were the motto for this year’s UW Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, yesterday. More than 1,400 UW students, staff and alumni joined together to volunteer in more than 70 projects happening in the greater Seattle area. All these efforts were coordinated by UW’s Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center, along with The United Way of King County Volunteer Center.
University Week | 12/3/09
How are you with a hammer? How about a paint brush, a broom or some cleaning products? Whatever your skill level, there’s a local agency that needs your help on the ninth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, which is Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. The Carlson Center and United Way of King County coordinate the annual MLK, Jr. Day of Service.
U Week | 4.30.09
On May 6, more than 100 UW undergraduates will showcase their civic engagement projects that benefit the local nonprofit organizations, schools, and campus programs with which they volunteer. The 18th Annual Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership happens from 4 to 6 p.m. in Mary Gates Hall.
The Daily | 2.4.09
The economy’s precarious state has affected people of all economic backgrounds, making job positions competitive and scarce. It may have also sparked a wave of positive attitude throughout the community. Matt Wojciakowski of the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is quoted.
The Daily | 1.16.2009
Monday marks the UW’s eighth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, an opportunity for UW students, faculty and alumni to reflect on King’s call for service and respond to his request through participation in community service projects.
University Week | 1.8.09
Make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a day of service and volunteer in area nonprofits. "The Day of Service is a nice way for UW employees and students to come together in a different way," says adviser Kay Balston. Sign up today!
The Daily | 12.4.08
Profile of service learning course supported by Carlson Center. Course is on human rights and in it 32 students from Waseda University in Tokyo watch films like "The Kite Runner," read short fiction stories, and are required to volunteer at service learning sites such as Teen Feed and the Boys & Girls Club.
University Week | 12.4.08
Last January, 1,200 members of the UW community spent the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service helping others. The next Day of Service is Jan. 19, 2009, and there are 57 agencies awaiting your help.
University Week | 05/22/08
This course allows an avenue for exploration of the issues of homelessness in young people from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective. The course is grounded in a service-learning format; students will work in one of the many homeless youth-serving organizations in the University District as an integral class requirement.
University Week | 02/21/08
The UW Seattle has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth. The Corporation for National and Community Services bestows the honor.
The Seattle Times | 02/14/08
The University of Washington’s Seattle campus has been chosen by the Corporation for National and Community Services for a President’s Higher Education Community Service award for programs that aid disadvantaged youths.
The Seattle Times | 01/20/08
For the second year in a row, the University of Washington tops the list of large colleges sending volunteers to the Peace Corps. This achievement shines as brightly as the university’s academic and research distinctions.
University Week | 01/10/08
The Central Branch Preschool was founded in 1968, the year Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered. You could help honor King by helping to repaint the school on Jan. 21, as part of the Day of Service in his name.
UW News| 12/07/07
University of Washington graduate student Peter Kithene has won $25,000 as a CNN Heroes Honoree. Kithene, 25, was chosen as one of six honorees out of 7,000 nominations sent in by CNN viewers in 93 countries.
The Daily | 10/02/07
Ever thought about playing an active role on campus, but haven’t found an outlet on top of a growing workload? From lending a hand to preschool children to traveling and learning about the world, the UW is brimming with a plethora of volunteer opportunities for the next generous Husky to take up the initiative.
University Week | 01/18/07
When Charlene Reyes landed in New Orleans a couple of weeks ago, it was her first time outside the three west-coast states. Since then, she’s encountered untold other firsts.
UAA’s Carlson Center helped with the curriculum for this service learning course.
The Daily | 01/16/07
More than 1,200 people from the UW community gave up their day off from work and school yesterday to serve the community as part of the UW’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
THE DAILY | 01.17.06
Nine hundred students, staff, faculty and their families turned out to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day the way King would have intended: serving their communities…
THE DAILY | 01.13.06
More than 800 students, faculty, staff and their families are expected to turn out for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday …