- February 12, 2011 at 1:36 pm
Monday, February 14th
Liz Kuoppala and Mike Thorsteinson, two leaders on housing issues in Minnesota, will be featured in the 2011 Civic Engagement Series through an event entitled “Housing and Inequality: Issues and Next Steps from Leaders in the Field.”
- February 9, 2011 at 12:38 pm
“At first, I was skeptical of how tutoring would work,” says Ned Heckman ’13, remembering when he started his Educational Psychology course last fall. “But I realized that a lot of what we talk about our classes can be futile if we don’t try to experience it.” As part of the course’s academic civic engagement component...
- February 4, 2011 at 12:00 pm
On Saturday over 80 participants converged on the Great Hall for the Debating for Democracy leadership workshop.
- February 4, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Professor Abdi Kusow of Iowa State University delivered a talk entitled “Somali Immigrants in the United States: Conceptualizing Transnational Migration in a Stateless Global Context.”
- January 19, 2011 at 11:50 am
Thursday, January 27th, 7:30-9:00pm, Alumni Guest House Meeting Room
Professor Abdi Kusow, a noted sociologist who has written extensively about African immigrants to North America, will be giving a talk entitled "Somali Immigrants in the United States: Conceptualizing Transnational Migration in a Stateless Global Context."
- January 11, 2011 at 9:55 am
Northfield High School is looking for students to help mentor its robotics team. The school's Industrial Technology department recently received a $6500 grant to build a robot and compete at…
- January 11, 2011 at 9:48 am
Northfield News currently has an opening for a reporter intern as well as a multi-media intern--someone who is well-versed in photography, video and the Internet.
Carleton students are also invited to…
- January 11, 2011 at 9:39 am
Come hear student panelists explore what motivates them to perform civic engagement and how their beliefs and values influence the type of service they do. Pizza and discussion included!
- December 14, 2010 at 9:40 am
On Saturday, January 29th at 10AM in the Great Hall, Carleton will be hosting the Debating for Democracy on the Road Conference. “D4D on the Road” is a 6-hour training workshop sponsored by Project Pericles that can help leaders and activists discover the power of using stories and connecting through values to mobilize support, persuasively communicate, and motivate people to act. An RSVP is required.
- December 13, 2010 at 3:09 pm
Have something to say to your elected representatives? Write a letter to them this Winter, and you and your group could win a chance to present your issue to a panel of current and former federal legislators in New York City.
- December 10, 2010 at 10:01 am
Charlotte Turovsky '11, a Carleton senior and ACE Student Assistant, is one of Minnesota Campus Compact's featured students. Charlotte attended the Campus Compact's student leadership retreat this past October, and was part of a team of students were finalists in the Project Pericles Debating for Democracy 2010 policy letter contest in the Spring.
- December 3, 2010 at 4:16 pm
Growing Up Healthy, a coalition of organizations and agencies seeking to increase the level of community connectedness experienced by marginalized families with young children in Rice County, is one of three finalists out of over 200 contenders for a $25,000 grant from the Bush Foundation—but they need your help to win it! The winner is selected through public online voting in the InCommons Collaboration Challenge, which ends on December 10. Vote online now to support one of Carleton’s key community partners: http://www.incommons.org/en-us/CollaborationChallenge/finalists