News and Announcements
MW College Immersion Days:
Agnes Scott College, October 31 for girls.
Oglethorpe University, November 1.
Annual Mentor Walk was held at Georgia State University on September 20.
Project # 1:helps under privileged women become self reliant with paper art-collaboration between LSR College, SGGSC, Shivaji and SPM College; Project # 2: Food preservation in villages with food coolers-Hansraj college- Delhi University and Project # 3 where women are empowered through production of low cost biodegradable sanitary napkins-IP College for Women.
Business idea for social cause: 13 projects selected for the 3rd round.
With focus on girls from middle school, this event will be hosted on the campus of Agnes Scott College where 100 college students will interact with school girls in a campus wide walk and hold sessions in college preparation with the faculty, inspiring them to stay in school.
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Project at Shri Ram College of Commerce
Students make food available to slum dwellers from hotels, hostels, restaurants, cafeteria, bakeries, event sites.
MW is part of Access to Completion Initiative
Click on Mentor Walk icon above or these links for more information.
Mentor Walk expands from Georgia to South Carolina.
Mentor Walk will be hosted at Winthrop University - South Carolina on August 24, 2013
Programs of the foundation continue to add meaning to students learning experience and entrepreneurship as they strengthen our communities.
Thanks to our supporters and well wishers.
Build My School is a project in which college students teach and develop vocational skills in children of migrant workers near the campus. Students: Amandeep Singh, Gospel Llaldinpui, Priyanka Chandra, Sunil Kumar and VL Hruisangui with faculty advisor: Prof. Manjeet Paintal. See photos »
Following three project proposals have won the CASE grants at Delhi University. Project Black Revolution, Project Angelshop, Project Annapurna. Read more »
Students from the following colleges apply for CASE. SRCC, IP, Miranda House, Dayal Singh, Hindu College, Khalsa College Hansraj, Jesus and Mary, ARSD, Indian School of Business and Finance, Guru Gobind Singh, Kirori Mal and others.
Mentor Walk addresses the dropout crises.
MentorWalk Information (PDF)
Online registration for Mentor Walk 2012 is open.
Students of SIFE at the Shri Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi are presented CASE Certificates of Merit and Disitnction for their academic service projects.
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C2P has a program to address the graduation rate in Georgia. See info. in the following article published in the Chronicle of Higher Education which relates to this serious problem in our country. The High Cost of High School Dropouts
Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. More info. to come.
Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year to our partners, participants and supporters!
Students at the Shree Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi revive the Puppetry Arts community and bring economic, education and health assistance to their families.
FarMark is an Agriculture Project and eliminates the middle man and helps create an enterprise with farmers having direct share. Jal Saar is a Health Project in which students will train potters to make ceramic water filters and help in marketing them, in partnership with Happy Hands Foundation. For more info:www.servicebook.org
C2P receives praise from children, students, parents, teachers, community and state leaders for organizing its annual Mentor Walk.
Commendation - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle
Phoenix Award - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
Proclamation - City of Atlanta
Letter of Support - President Jimmy Carter, Senator Johnny Isakson, Governor Nathan Deal, Ambassador Andrew Young...more to come.
Participate in Georgia's first-ever Mentor Walk, with college students and other concerned adults to become mentors to secondary students and inspire them to finish school and attend college!
CASE competition is open for students at the Shri Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi with the assistance of our partner, the American India Foundation: Apply at www.servicebook.org
View poster (PDF)
Travis Allen a sophomore in Business Administration wins the CASE Grant competition for his project "ischool initiative" with community partner "students in free enterprise" and faculty supervisor Dr. Gary Roberts, Prof. eLearning at KSU. www.ischoolinitiative.com/Meet_the_Team.html
Student wins the grant for building prototype housing for the homeless from a steel shipping container.
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Celebrating National Volunteer Week with Top Atlanta Foundation: Read/view more »
"Project Redistrict" in E-democracy has won C2P's CASE competition at the school. Student, Sheetul Hassan and her faculty advisor Dr. Rich Demillo would receive a Certificate of Merit and Distinction respectively along with funding from C2P from President Peterson of Ga. Tech. on May 5, 2011.
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"Strong Sistas Mentoring Program" in partnership with Decatur High School has won the CASE competition at the college. Kirnel Daniel and her faculty advisor Dr. Yvonne Newsome would receive a Certificate of Merit and Distinction respectively along with the funding from C2P by Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, President of the college on April 28, 2011.
Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, President, Agnes Scott College has announced that the college would host the Inaugural C2P Mentor Walk on September 10, 2011 on it's campus to celebrate mentorship and mentoring programs. This would be the first Mentor Walk held on a college campus where college students would walk with school children on their campus with the mission of promoting mentorship and inspiring students to stay in school and finish college. The walk is open to public. More details to follow.
President Jimmy Carter: International Conference for Civic Engagement, Berlin, Germany (video, Feb. 17, 2011)
Dr. Sue Sehgal, President C2P is invited to speak at the International Conference of Civic Engagement in Germany where she will also introduce President Jimmy Carter to give his personal message for the conference.
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Christopher Huff wins the CASE Grant Competition for his proposal for Operation Uplift with his faculty advisor Dr. Peter Kower.
OU Student Receives Honor from Campus Community Partnership Foundation
CASE grant competition offered to Ga. Tech. students to recognize the most innovative and entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.
Community Academic-Service Entrepreneur Program
CASE grant competition offered to Clark Atlanta University students to recognize the most innovative an entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.
A student from Spelman College wins the CASE-Environment Sustainability Grant in Ga. with her community partner, the Green Chamber of South. Read more
CASE grant competition offered to Agnes Scott students to recognize the most innovative and entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.
CASE-KSU Competition is offered to students at KSU through the Center for Student Leadership, which seeks to be the benchmark for ethical leadership development at Kennesaw State University.
CASE Grant Competition at Oglethorpe University recognizes the most innovative an entrepreneurial community service projects linked to students' academic disciplines. Proposals are due Monday, September 27, 2010 by 5pm.
C2P in partnership with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Atlanta is offering a Special edition of CASE-TiE competition for college students in Georgia for innovative and entrepreneurial service learning projects linked to their academic discipline starting in the fall 2010 semester. To apply go to: www.servicebook.org (CASE-TiE)
C2P in partnership with the New York Campus Compact is providing six campuses in NY, access to CASE grants for innovative community service projects. Supported by the Kellogg Foundation, the CASE Grants encourage students to collaborate with a community organization, work with a faculty member, and develop an effective response to a pressing community need. All applications are made on www.servicebook.org and are evaluated by a panel of NYCC reviewers http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/communityservice/students.shtml :http://www.nycc.cornell.edu/membership.htm
University of St. Thomas: Community Justice Project wins the Partnership Award in Minnesota. Law students, local youth, and disenfranchised community members address civil rights issues, increasing dialogue and improving relationships between law enforcement agencies and communities of color and to combat gang violence. See photo.on bottom right.
CASE competition specifically for addressing Environment-Sustainability (water conservation and energy) is open to all college students in Georgia. GreenBusinessWorksExpo is the host organization.http://greenbusinessworksexpo.net/
Three finalists are: • Augsburg College's Campus Kitchen Project • The University of Minnesota's Cedar Humphrey Action for Neighborhood Collaborative Engagement (CHANCE); • The Community Justice Project of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, in partnership with the St. Paul chapter of the NAACP.
Northwestern State University: student builds a science learning environment for HeadStart students, Louisiana State University: Project to build a Playground [photos], LATech: Project of Laura Thomas: clean-up and revitalization in low income neighborhood, Nicholls State University: Project of Elise Hotard: Graphic design skills to create materials to thank donors, River Parishes Community College: Project of Todd Borne: develop curriculum for basic computer skills to teach senior citizens and those served by Council on Aging http://www.rpcc-cis.com/csci/NewCTS/
C2P is pleased to announce a partnership with the Centre For Equity and Inclusion (CEQUIN), to offer its CASE grant competition to college students in India to be "entrepreneurial" in devising new and innovative ways to apply their class room learning to address diversity and women societal issues. CEQUIN (http://cequinindia.org/) will be the host organization for C2P's new CASE 4 W. Program Focus: dignity of women, capacity building, education, empowerment, economic development, nutrition; health etc.
Ruban Manu, second year Masters Student in Computer Science has won the CASE grant from C2P under his faculty advisor, Dr. Santoh Vempala. The Basic Laboratory Information System (BLIS) is a joint initiative of the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and participating countries and provides electronic laboratory information management systems in public health labs in developing regions. http://www.servicebook.org/content/view/287/112?project_id=370 CASE Grant Competition is offered to students of Computing for Good (C4G), a course which uses computing as a platform to improve lives and find innovative solutions to address community needs.http://www.cc.gatech.edu http://www.cc.gatech.edu/news/foundation-commits-1k-future-c4g-student
Rajiv Bera, a Senior student, of International Relations at LSE wins the Community Academic Service Entrepreneur grant from C2P for his project "Detention, Immigration and International Relations" and working with the London Detainee Support Group. The runners up are: Chelsea Byers a Ph.D student in Government and Madeleine Wright, MSc. student of Social Policy
March 2010: Heather Grove has won the Community Academic Service Entrepreneur (CASE) grant to help fund educational outreach activities for the Hatter Harvest organic garden a student organization dedicated to food, health and environmental sustainability awareness and education. Advisor: Dr. Gregory Sapp, Marchman Chair of Civic & Social Responsibility.
Community Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant Competition becomes part of a course offered on Iconic Entrepreneurship at Emory Goizueta Business School.
Katya Zepeda: University of Minnesota and Christen Tomy, College of St. Benedict win the CASE grant in Minnesota. Katya will use the grant to raise funds for the Crookston food shelf by hosting an Empty Bowls Dinner. http://blog.lib.umn.edu/umcweb/news.
Crookston student awarded grant : Crookston Daily Times
Grand Valley State University/Godfrey-Lee Public Schools Summer Literacy Center
Michigan State University – Adolescent Diversion Project
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy – Hope Medical Clinic.
Students and Community Clinic collaboration at Harvard School of Dental Medicine: A new model of community clinic, where academic institution and community organization (low income families) can collaborate and the collaboration becomes part of the academic curriculum. Read more on: ServiceBook.org http://www.servicebook.org/content/view/287/112?project_id=338
The foundation recognizes excellence in campus community partnerships and service learning. It encourages college students to develop social responsibility by applying their classroom learning to address community problems with innovative and sustainable solutions, in partnership with the community. Read More »
CASE, Engineering Design and Business Plan Model addresses a community need: A student at Univ. of Dayton, Ohio, builds a Solar Autoclave to sterilize medical instruments for remote village in South America with no electricity and creates local job opportunities.
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- An Environment Project wins the Partnership Award: Watershed Stewardship Program at Portland State University included 112 community organizations, where 27,000 volunteers donated quarter million hours to install 80,000 plants and restore 50 acres of watershed along two miles of river. Individual projects are led and supported by 700 students working as part of their class projects and so far have resulted in two master's theses and three research articles.
International Women's Day
College students and US Senator Johnny Isakson at a recent C2P event
CASE Grant Competition at Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
CASE Grant Winner at Kennesaw State University
CASE Grant Winner at Atlanta Technical College
CASE winner at Clark Atlanta University
Opera music at senior citizens home
CASE - Georgia Institute of Technology
Tech eDemocracy Project Wins CASE Grant
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CASE Grant Winner at Agnes Scott College
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CASE Grant at Oglethorpe University, Atlanta
CASE Grant winner Ben Minor with President Lawrence Schall of Oglethorpe University and Dr. Bob Heightchew, Ex. Dir, C2P.
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Partnership Award 2010, Minnesota
Partnership Award 2009, Michigan
Energy efficient housing for low income families in Grand Rapids, Michigan with Governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm.
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Partnership Award 2008, Oregon
Partnership Award 2007, Germany
Partnership Award 2006, India
High School Campus Academic Service Entrepreneur
Program in the UK
Students, Baber and Ryan, Academic Service Entrepreneur winners at the London School of Economics.
Program in India
Campus Community Partnership & Social Entrepreneurship
The foundation recognizes the best practices in campus-community partnership programs and students innovative ideas to address social problems through service learning projects. Awards are given to the best campus-community partnership programs, and grants are given for social entrepreneurship linked to student's academic discipline. ServiceBook.org administers the awards and the grants and is an online connectivity for students, faculty, and community. More »
Programs of the Foundation
Community Academic Service Entrepreneur (CASE)
This is a competition for social entrepreneurs in which students submit innovative proposals to effectively address the needs of the community and the winners receive a grant to implement their project under faculty supervision.
Apply For CASE
CASE Brochure (PDF)
Example Program Videos
Campus Community Partnership Award
This award recognizes the best practice of a campus community partnership program in which there is a shared decision making and academic integration of service. Winners receive a Partnership Trophy and Certificate of Excellence in Academic Service Learning from the foundation. (right)
Example Program Video
ServiceBook.org is an online community which connects students, faculty, administration and community. It receives and administers applications for awards and grants. Visit www.ServiceBook.org
Students winning projects from Germany, India, South Africa, South America, UK, and the US.
- Hydraulic design and a water treatment plan to supply portable water in areas with unsafe drinking water.
- Student using robotics to expose inner city students to science and mathematics.
- A solar-powered autoclave sterilizer developed by a mechanical engineering student for a remote village which does not have electricity.
- Developing an art project to address the emotional needs of children in homeless shelters.
- Student engaged in a micro finance project to help a developing community keep it's capital in the local community and helping to make it grow.
- College student teaching reading skills to elementary school children and serving as a mentor.
- Student helping inner-city youth to develop employment skills.
- Students engaging others in increasing recycling on a campus and neighboring communities by creating awareness ("sister recyclers"), installing appropriate bins, monitoring collections etc.