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.
The Daily | 5/14/12
Literacy Through Photography is a service-learning class offered through the Pipeline Project that seeks to help kids in Seattle public schools build self-awareness through photography and writing projects. This quarter, two groups of UW students volunteer once a week.
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.
Wenatchee World | 4/14/11
The writing assignment was OK. The books they made were fun.
But what students in Vicki Kiefer’s fourth-grade class at Paschal Sherman Elementary School said they enjoyed most was spending time with the college kids who led the whole thing. Article about the Pipeline Project’s Alternative Spring Break program.
UW Today | 3/2/11
Fred Mednick was a teacher and then a school principal. In 2000, he founded Teachers Without Borders, and just like that, he became the director of a nongovernmental organization involved in international affairs. Now he’s teaching again — a seminar at the UW called Human Rights and Education, designed for students who are enrolled in the Pipeline Project.
Columns | September 2010
While many of her classmates were relaxing on a sunny beach or catching up on sleep, UW sophomore Dawn Tuason spent last spring break in cool and rainy Forks, Washington. For a week, she helped a spirited group of third-graders write books about their dreams.
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.
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 | 3.31.09
Some UW students returned from spring break with suntans. Some returned with sunburns. Participants in Alternative Spring Break (ASB), however, arrived back on campus perhaps as sun-deprived as when they departed — but no skin tone could match the grins on their faces or the sense of fulfillment in their hearts.
The Daily | 3.13.09
This spring break, Bobby Chien won’t be boarding a plane bound for south of the border to sip icy piña coladas and perfect her suntan.
Rather, Chien’s destination is a bit less exotic: She will be spending the week of March 23-27 volunteering in Tonasket, Wash. as part of the UW Pipeline Project’s Alternative Spring Break.
University Week | 04/03/08
Lucy Brennan, a UW sophomore in art and the comparative history of ideas, worked with third and fourth-graders at Forks Elementary School during Alternative Spring Break the last week of March.
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 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.
UW Office of News and Information | 03/14/07
Teaching middle-school children during Alternative Spring Break changed Nimisha Ghosh Roy’s life. She realized she wants to be a teacher, that she wants to teach physics and Earth science to middle school kids.
The Daily | 02/21/07
With Spring Break less than a month away, UW students are eagerly looking forward to a week of promoting positive change in the greater Seattle area.
YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC | Thursday, March 25, 2004
Eduardo Torres reads his story aloud while University of Washington student Meryl Goodwin pounds away on the keyboard … The effort is part of a UW Pipeline Project, a program in which UW students use their spring break helping elementary students improve their literacy while learning about attending a university …