Programs & Initiatives
Boiler Up… Hammer Down Hunger! Kroger Community Action Day- August 16, 2013
Create connections during Boiler Gold Rush through this campus-wide day of service. Explore the issues of food insecurity and hunger by serving at local partner agencies working to address the issue of food insecurity.
Emily Mauzy Vogel (EMV) Sophomore Leadership Retreat- September 6-7, 2013
EMV is an Intensive overnight retreat for nominated sophomores focused on learning strengths-based approaches to inclusive leadership. Student participants are challenged to explore themselves and appreciate the contributions of others as they develop their personal leadership identity. This program is made possible by a generous gift from the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mauzy, Purdue alumni. Participants qualify for the year-long EMV Leadership Experience.
Student Service-Based Organizations Volunteer Call-Out –Monday, September 23rd in Krannert G18 @ 5-6pm
Come learn about the different student service organizations that you can get involved with here at Purdue. Each organization will have a representative who will present about their organization on a panel at this call-out. This will be a perfect opportunity for you to not only join an organization, but also learn about the different events that each of them are involved in planning. Click here to RSVP.
Mental Health Advocacy Volunteer Call Out –Wednesday, October 2nd in KRAN G10 @ 5-6pm
Those interested in learning about organizations that assist those in the community who need counseling, mentoring, and/or crisis assistance are welcome to attend this session. Click here to RSVP
Make a Difference Day: Engaging with the Complexities of Homelessness –October 26, 2013
Make a difference day is the national day of doing good and Purdue celebrates this day by serving at local agencies working to impact positive change in the homeless community.
Resource Scarcity Volunteer Call Out –Wednesday, November 6th in EE 117 @ 5-6pm
All students and student organizations who are interested in learning about organizations in the greater Lafayette area who are geared towards focusing their efforts on these issues, including legal assistance, shelter, food, and transportation are encouraged to attend. Click here to RSVP
Season of Sharing—Nov. 11th – Dec. 12th
Select a name from the tree located in various campus offices and purchase holiday gifts for children and families in our community that a served by the Salvation Army and YWCA women’s shelter.
Environmental Issues Volunteer Call Out –Wednesday, November 13th in EE 117 @ 5-6pm
Are you passionate about learning about volunteering with organizations in the area that address environmental issues? Come to this session to begin this journey. Click here to RSVP
Martin Luther King Day of Service —January 20, 2014
Make it a day on, not a day off and participate in this national day of service. Experience what Dr. King referred to as “beloved community” as you commit to service on MLK Day and throughout the year! (Collaboration with Purdue MLK Day Committee)
Elect Her at Purdue – February 22, 2014
It is the only program in the country that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. Elect Her - Campus Women Win addresses the need to expand the pipeline to women running for office and to diminish the longstanding political leadership gender gap. Purdue was selected as new site in October 2013 for Elect Her, a program from the American Association of University Woman and Running Start.
Service Spring Break Opportunities- Spring Break, 2014
What are you doing for Spring Break? Help build community while creating unforgettable memories through Service Spring Break. This experience will help you identify and address community needs as you develop new friendships.
Boiler Blast! –April 5, 2014
This annual event enables hundreds of Purdue volunteers to participate in a number of community service projects throughout the Greater Lafayette area. This day is a mass effort to assist community members and local non-profit agencies with spring-cleaning and other tasks that are needed. (Coordinated by the Boiler Blast Student Organization)
Project Move Out—May 8-13, 2014
Students donate clothes, shoes, personal care items, food and books as they move out for the summer to be donated directly to those in need in the Greater Lafayette community. Volunteers are also needed to sort and organize donated items.
For more details on any of these programs, visit our office at Stewart Center G4 or call us at (765) 496-2450.