United to Serve is a system-wide initiative of the The University of Texas to unite all of the campuses in service. The Longhorn Center for Civic Engagement is sponsoring three events, plus there are a number of student-organization events that are part of the week.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Trash to Treasure
Sponsored by the Environmental Center, Trash to Treasure is like a big garage sale on campus. For more information, visit the Environmental Center page. To sign up to volunteer, visit the Givepulse page.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 – 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Open House at Foundation Communities
M Station Residences, 2906 E MLK Blvd, Austin, TX 78702
The Foundation Communities is an Austin nonprofit that provides affordable housing to low-income families and supports those families to meet their educational goals and maintain their financial stability. RSVP to attend the open house by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 – 9 a.m. – Noon
SERVEtalks: Engaging a Campus, Serving a Community
Student Activities Center (SAC) Legislative Assembly Room, 2.302
This morning conference is designed to showcase the work of engaged scholars and service-learning students throughout campus by hosting a poster session as well as distinguished UT faculty speakers. Speakers will include Dr. Victor Saenz, College of Education; Ms. Karen Bishop, Environmental Studies Institute; Doug deVidal, McCombs School of Business; and Sarah Wu, Center for Sustainable Design. Register for the event.
9:00 – Set-up
9:30 – Poster Sessions
10:00 – Faculty Spotlights
11:00 – Poster Sessions
11:30 – Take Down
Friday, March 28, 2014 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Trash to Treasure
Saturday, March 29, 2014 – All day
Project 2014 Follow-up Day of Service
Various locations in the Holly/East Cesar Chavez neighborhood
Following up on an inspirational day of service for Project 2014, student groups are invited to return to Holly/East Cesar Chavez to complete projects. For more information and to sign up, see the RSVP page at Give Pulse.