Allen College Recognized Community Partners, Student Service-Learning Projects

April 24, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 
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   Mary Brown, 319-226-2035            Dr. Jerry Durham, 319-226-2000

WATERLOO, Iowa—The Allen College Center for Engagement, Learning and Leadership (CELL) recognized Allen College community partners during an event on April 23, from 10am- 11am in Gerard Hall, Rotunda and McBride Auditorium on the Allen College campus.

            Numerous Allen College community partners have supported service-learning projects developed and completed by Allen nursing and health science students in several courses during the past academic year.  Welcome remarks and a thank you to all the community partners from Dr. Jerry Durham, Allen College Chancellor, highlighted the beginning of the event.  A presentation on all the service-learning projects and recognition of each community partner followed the opening remarks.

The Allen College CELL focus is on service-learning and service experiences, and with emphasis on the importance of life-long community engagement. The center’s development was a collaborative effort among Allen College faculty, staff, and local representatives from Junior Achievement - Waterloo Schools, Salvation Army, Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley, Waterloo Schools-Reading Buddy Program, Friendship Village, Hawkeye Valley Area Agency on Aging, Waverly Health Center, Sartori Hospital, Ravenwood Nursing and Rehab Center, Denver Sunset Nursing Home, ACE-SAP Free Clinic, Jesup Community Schools, Buchanan County Public Health Dept., Allen Hospital Heart Aware, Karsyn’s Krusaders, Tripoli Girls Making A Difference(TGMAD), House of Hope, Alternatives Pregnancy Center, George Washington Carver Academy, and UNICUE-Talent Search.

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