C2P News Archive

2016 News

CASE Grants-Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 2016

Winners: Cara Ann Hendsbee, Anderson University, Erika Simmons, Tennessee State University, Kelsey Poole, Georia Southern University.  See photos »


CASE Grants- Shree Ram College of Commerce-India, 2016

CASE Competition winners:Synergy-IIT Delhi Strike- NSIT. Project Dhaara- SRCC

Selection Panel: From Google-India, Walmart-Asia, Headstart Netwrok and National Foundation-India.

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2015 News

Fifth Annual Mentor Walk

To postively impact dropout particpate in Mentor Walk at Atlanta Technical college:  http://www.atlantatech.edu/ 


CASE Grant-2015 recipients

Ian Gillham-Columbus State University, Ga, Major: Theatre; Gabriella Gordon- Kennesaw State University, Ga. Major: Theatre & Performance Studies, Ashton Montgomery- Kennesaw State University, Ga. Major: Theatre & Performance Studies, Mary Kate O'Toole-Fordham University, NY. Major: Communications; Alexa Williams-Georgia College & State University, Ga. Major: Theatre

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Mentor Walk-2015

Mentor Walk-2015 at Atlanta Technical College.

http://www.atlantatech.edu/ 


2014 News

Mentor Walk-2014

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.


CASE grant winners at Shri ram College of Commerce-2014

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.


2013 News

C2P at DeKalb Schools - Districtwide Title 1 Parent Involvement Conference 11/16/2013

Districtwide Title 1 Parent Involvement Conference


Mentor Walk College Immersion Day for Girls 10/25/2013

(9:00AM -1:30PM)
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.
MW College Immersion Day on Facebook

Atlanta Women's Foundation

Atlanta Women's Foundation Photos

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CASE grants at Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi 10/21/2013

Business idea for social cause: 13 projects selected for the 3rd round.

More info »


Mentor Walk and Ga. Tech - 10/10/2013

Center for 21st Century Universities

Mentor Walk 2013


CASE Grant winner-SRCC New Delhi - 9/1/2013

Project at Shri Ram College of Commerce

Students make food available to slum dwellers from hotels, hostels, restaurants, cafeteria, bakeries, event sites.

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Mentor Walk at Winthrop University! - 8/25/2013

Mentor Walk expands from Georgia to South Carolina.

Mentor Walk will be hosted at Winthrop University - South Carolina on August 24, 2013

Aspiring to Inspire Kids To Go to College

Mentor Walk Gives Winthrop a Chance to Showcase Attending College


Ga. Tech: Student Affairs - 8/23/2013

http://leadandengage.gatech.edu


August 15: Mentorwalk-C21U Ga. Tech

MW is part of Access to Completion Initiative

http://c21u.gatech.edu/programs


September 14: Mentor Walk @ Ga. Tech

Click on Mentor Walk icon above or these links for more information.


2013: C2P Programs

Programs of the foundation continue to add meaning to students learning experience and entrepreneurship as they strengthen our communities.

http://c2pf.org/support/contribute.php

Thanks to our supporters and well wishers.


2012 News

November 2012: CASE Grant at Panjab University, Chandigarh

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 »


October 2012, CASE Winners at SRCC-Delhi

Following three project proposals have won the CASE grants at Delhi University. Project Black Revolution, Project Angelshop, Project Annapurna.  Read more »


September 2012:CASE Grants at Delhi University

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.


August 2012: Dropout rate

National Dropout Rates

Mentor Walk addresses the dropout crises.

MentorWalk Information (PDF)


May 2012: Mentor Walk

Online registration for Mentor Walk 2012 is open.

www.mentorwalk.org/register


June 2012: CASE winners in India

Students apply classroom learning to revive a puppetry community and help farmers in remote villages to improve their economic conditions and help with education.  See photos »
See video »


April 2012: CASE Competition at SRCC-India

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.
See photos »


March 2012: C2P Ambassadors Program

Application deadline Wednesday March 14, 2012. Apply on www.servicebook.org. Visit: Center for Civic Engagement


February 2012: Drop Out Crises

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


2011 News

January 2012: Mentor Walk

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. More info. to come.


December 2011: Seasons Greetings

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year to our partners, participants and supporters!


November 2011:Kayakalp Project wins a CASE Grant in India.

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.


October 2011: Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi, CASE-AIF Grant Competition winners selected.

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


September 2011: Accolades for C2P Annual Mentor Walk

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.


August 2011: C2P-AIF partnership for CASE Grant Competition in India

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)


September 2011: Come help us address the school dropout crises! Become a mentor for students and parents!

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!

www.MentorWalk.org

Mentor Walk at Agnes Scott College

Atlanta Business Chronicle (PDF)


July 2011: C2P-Kennesaw State University

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


May 2011: C2P-Rosalynn Carter Institute

Rosalynn Carter Institute


April 2011: CASE Grant winner announced at Agnes Scott College

"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.
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Agnes Scott: CASE Grant Competition


June 2011: Atlanta Technical College

Student wins the grant for building prototype housing for the homeless from a steel shipping container.
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April 2011: CASE Grant winner at Ga. Institute of Technology (Project Partner: The Carter Center)

"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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C2P featured for the National Volunteer Week by Shecky's.

Celebrating National Volunteer Week with Top Atlanta Foundation: Read/view more »


January 2011: C2P in Berlin, Germany

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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April 2011: C2P Mentor Walk at Agnes Scott College on Sept 10, 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.


March 2011: Winning projects in Germany, C2P - Stifterverband

Stifterverband Conference Agenda

Stifterverband Projects Selected


February 2011: International Conference of Civic Engagement in Germany.

President Jimmy Carter: International Conference for Civic Engagement, Berlin, Germany (video, Feb. 17, 2011)


2010 News

Community Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant-Winner at Georgia Institute of Technology. April 2010

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

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/events/awards/pastrecipients

 


CASE winner for 2010 announced at the London School of Economics, UK

March 2010

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

http://www2.lse.ac.uk/intranet/CareersAndVacancies/volunteerCentre/InfoForCurrentStudents/CampusCommunityPartnershipFoundation/Home.aspx

http://twitter.com/LSEvolunteering/statuses/10179274469


CASE winner announced at Stetson University, Florida.

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.

https://www.stetson.edu/secure/apps/wordpress/?p=15155


Emory Goizueta Business School-CASE Grant.

February 2010

Community Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant Competition becomes part of a course offered on Iconic Entrepreneurship at Emory Goizueta Business School.


CASE Grant winners announced in Minnesota

January 2010
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.

 


2010, Partnership Award finalists announced in Michigan

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.

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Student CASE Project in Cambridge, Massachusetts November 2009

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

 


Campus Community Partnership Award in Michigan 2010

To apply go to:
www.micampuscompact.org/carterawards.asp

Applications due by October 30, 2009

[ Application Form ]


Campus Community Partnership Award Minnesota 2010

For more information:

http://www.mncampuscompact.org/index.asp?Type=B_EV&SEC={E376351E-8AEB-4E43-AE9A-4DD43DADB782}&DE={54BCFF97-4D81-4345-880B-ACE54950B607}

http://www.mncampuscompact.org/index.asp?Type=B_PRGSRV&SEC={A02B3BF7-451B-4D53-B8B8-3815F213ABD9}


August 2010: C2P-Oglethorpe University Partnership

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.

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CASE-OU
Center for Civic Engagement


November 2010: C2P-CAU Partnership

CASE grant competition offered to Clark Atlanta University students to recognize the most innovative an entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.

CASE-CAU


November 2010: C2P-Ga. Institute of Technology Partnership

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


October 26, 2010 CASE-Environment- Sustainability Grant Ga, winner announced at GreenBusinessWorksExpo

A student from Spelman College wins the CASE-Environment Sustainability Grant in Ga. with her community partner, the Green Chamber of South. Read more

Green BusinessWorks Expo 2010: Expo News and Updates


2010 Partnership Award

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.


December 2010: CASE Grant presented at Oglethorpe University

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

OU's Christopher Huff '12: Award-winning Youth Advocate


C2P-CEQUIN Partnership in India. CASE-for Women (CASE 4 W) April. 2010

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.


September 2010: C2P-Agnes Scott College Partnership

CASE grant competition offered to Agnes Scott students to recognize the most innovative and entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.

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Internships


July 2010: CASE-TiE

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)

More information »

Event registration


June 2010 CASE Grant Competition in Louisiana sponsored by LaCC. CASE Winners from universities and community colleges across the state participate.

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/


CASE Grants in New York: July 2010

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


September 2010: C2P-Kennesaw State University Partnership

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.

Read more »


Campus-Community Partnership Award to be presented in Minnesota by MN Supreme Court Justice Alan Page on June 17, 2010

Three finalists are: • Augsburg College's Campus Kitchen ProjectThe 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.


2010 CASE-Grants at the London School of Economics, UK

London School of Economics, UK


Community Academic Service Entrepreneur -Sustainability

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/

http://greenbusinessworksexpo.net/sponsor/campus-community-partnership-foundation


2009 News

CASE Grants in Minnesota

MN Campus Compact announces Nov. 30, 2009 as the deadline for the CASE grants applications for this cycle.

http://www.mncampuscompact.org/index.asp?Type=B_EV&SEC={BEC40F88-CF39-4D1D-B3A0-B33B080401D8}&DE={DAB5DD57-1B13-4BB4-A8B3-A6733382698B


Academic Service Entrepreneur grant in North Carolina 2009

Following students have won the CASE grant in NC.

Mary Moore Lowenfield Davidson College
Faculty Associate: Stacey Riemer, Assistant Dean of Students for Community Service.

Robert Stephens UNC-Chapel Hill
Faculty Associate:  Della Pollock

Read more »


Academic Service Entrepreneur Grants in Michigan

Michigan Campus Compact has successfully completed the student CASE projects for 2009.

Three Students Awarded Carter Academic-Service Entrepreneur Grants

See student videos:


Georgia Pacific Becomes a Sponsor

Georgia Pacific becomes a sponsor for  C2P Community Academic Service Entrepreneur grants (CASE) for Ga. Pacific scholarship recipients starting Fall 2009.


Note from the Headmaster, East Wake Academy High School in North Carolina

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Blog about the Carter Partnership Award in Michigan:

Member Perspective: Campus-Community Partnership Receives $10,000 Carter Partnership Award


Students care at stroke camp in Portland

The program, which was started in 1999, recently won the Campus Community Partnership Award In April, former first lady Rosalynn Carter presented the award herself to faculty responsible for the camp. With the recognition came $10,000 for the program.

http://www.pdx.edu/inside-portland-state


Academic Service Entrepreneur grants for High School students

A junior and a sophomore student at East Wake Academy in North Carolina have won CASE grants for city park restoration, and student engagement in senior managed care facility.


CASE music project in Florida showcased in the Orlando Sentinel: Arts & Letters

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Stroke Camp wins the Carter award at Portland State University

April 7, 2009 - Read more... (PDF)
Two finalists are listed below:


Carter Award Finalists announced at Portland State University

Winner will be announced on April 7, 2009 by Mrs. Rosalynn Carter.


Panjab University students earn Carter-CASE awards for service projects in Chandigarh, India
Stetson University students earn Carter-CASE awards for service projects

Feb. 27, 2009 -  Read More...


Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant winners announced at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Jan. 23, 2008 - Following three programs have qualified as CASE winners. All proposals will receive individual grants to implement the projects, and a Certificate of Merit signed by President Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Carter.


Carter Academic-Service Entrepreneur (CASE) Grant offered at an American High School

Jan. 10, 2009 - Read more...


Student CASE Winner in Michigan

Carol Plas of Eastern Michigan University is a recipient of the Carter Academic-Service Entrepreneur (CASE) grant. Read more...


CASE Competition in the Virtual World

The first virtual world college service projects competition winners will be announced on December 4. 2008 Read more…


Compact Magazine

View PDF (see page 20)


Michigan Campus Compact Annual Report

View PDF (see: Recognition)


More Archived News (2006-2009)

  • GREEN-Challenge:CASE grant for students offered at the GreenBuisness Expo.
    Student(s) with the most innovative environment related community service proposal will win a grant to implement the project.

    To become a sponsor of the grant: www.greenbusinessworksexpo.net
    Email: info@jrcpf.org

  • CASE Grant: OHIO
    Otterbein College sophomore nursing major Danielle Fabian of North Canton, wins the CASE grant competition. www.otterbein.edu

  • Carter Partnership Award-Michigan 2008 finalists announced. They include, in alphabetic order:

    • Grand Valley State University and the Westown Jubilee Housing: Energy management incorporating good environmental practice benefits to society but having a proportionally larger effect on low income citizens.
    • Kellogg Community College and HandsOn Battle Creek: A class in “Learning through Service” application to the community.
    • University of Michigan Ann Arbor and Ozone House, SOS Community Services and COPE Alternative School: Student’s arts-based work for providing social justice in homeless and high risk communities.
  • CASE in the John Hope Bryant Blog (Feb. 21, 2009)
    John Hope Bryant Blog site

  • 2009 National Conference for Volunteering & Service In San Francisco June 22-24
    Conference Website

    President Jimmy Carter & Mrs. Rosalynn Carter presented JRCPA at the National Conference for Volunteering & Service in Atlanta in 2008
    Media Advisory – May 29, 2008

  • DePaul University–Illinois wins Carter Award in the state
    Mr. Miguel A. Satut, Program Director, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, presented the Carter Partnership Award and made remarks on behalf of JRCPF in Chicago on Nov. 6. DePaul University - the Irwin W. Steans Center and Puerto Rican Cultural Center won the Carter Award. Students work with the Latino Community in the area of education, literacy, housing, healthcare, and small business development. First Runner up: the after school program at Loyola University of Chicago and George B Swift Specialty School, Second Runner up: McKendree University, Center for Public Service, and Christian Activity Center in East St. Louis. Two CASE Grants were also given to students at the gala.
    View photographs of the event.
    McKendree University Center for Public Service
    Illinois Campus Compact

  • CASE program online kickoff at the University of Texas is making the rounds of virtual-world news sites. All this is possible because of the support from W.K. Kellogg Foundation in our "off line era" over the term of our grant.
    PRWeb Press Release (10-02-08)
    Virtual Worlds News (10-02-08)

  • Dr. Richard A. DeMillo, Dean, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology and a Distinguished Professor of Computing has joined the Board of Directors of the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation.
    Georgia Tech College of Computing News (09-08-2008)

  • The Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant (CASE) for students in Ohio
    Ohio Campus Compact is making three $1000 CASE Grants available from JRCPF to three students whose proposals indicate the most innovative community service projects. Application deadline is Friday, October 31, 2008. Grant recipients will be announced and awarded at the OCC Student Conference at The Ohio State University November 7-8, 2008.

  • JRCPF in partnership with the DST, Govt. of India will offer CASE grant across all colleges of Science & Technology in India starting this year. Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation (JRCPF) in partnership with the Department of Science & Technology (DST) http://dst.gov.in/, will be offering the Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur (CASE) Grant across India to all college students of science and technology starting this year. This will include a nationwide competition among college students for community service projects to solve societal problems and link to their academic programs. Applied innovation (intervention) of Science & Technology by students would be a key component for selection as a winner.
    To support the students for this challenge JRCPF and DST will work together to offer coaching, workshops, exhibitions, and other activities. More information to follow.

  • JRCPF-ServiceBook
    View inspiring accounts of student service-learning, community service projects on ServiceBook:
    CASE videos on ServiceBook site

  • 2008 Michigan JRCPA
    June 20, 2008 – LANSING, MI – Alma College and Pine River Superfund Citizen Task Force received the 2008 Carter Partnership Award. This campus-community partnership was recognized June 19, 2008, at the Fox Theatre in Detroit at the annual Governor’s Service Awards. See: Michigan Campus Compact

    Finalists

    • Alma College-Pine River SuperFund Citizen Task Force
    • Central Michigan University-Communicative Programming for Prisoner Success
    • Hope College Interdisciplinary Research Team, Hope College Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA and the Life and Water Development Group, Cameroon
    • Partners in Preparing Community Centered Leaders: The Student Leader Fellowship Program at Northern Michigan University and the Community of Marquette
  • June 3, 2008 – National JRCPA winner announced by President Jimmy Carter & Mrs. Roslynn Carter in Atlanta!
    Portland State University, and 112 community based organizations in Oregon, win the National-Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Partnership Award for Campus Community Collaboration for the Watershed Stewardship Program. The announcement was made at the National Conference of Corporation for National & Community Service at the world Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This program has led over 27,000 community volunteers donating a quarter million hours to install 80,000 plants and restore 50 acres of watershed along two miles of river. Individual projects have been led and supported by 700 students working as part of class projects, resulting in two master’s theses and three research articles.
    Read more…

  • JRCPA-National 2008 Finalists Announced
    Following three programs have been selected as the finalists for the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Award for Campus-Community Collaboration (JRCPA) as examples of best practices for campus community partnerships.
    The winner will be announced at the CNCS conference and receive the award by President & Mrs. Carter on June 3, 2008. Read more…

  • JRCPF: Dr. Patrick Crecine
    Our beloved board member, John Patrick Crecine passed away on April 29, 2008. He was an inspiration, a scholar and above all a friend. His insight and vision was instrumental in setting the early direction of JRCPF, for which we will be eternally grateful. Read more…

  • Carter Partnership Award (JRCPA) will be presented by President & Mrs. Carter at the National Conference for Volunteering & Service on June 3, 2008 in Atlanta, Ga. JRCPF is also participating in the Immersion Learning Session to be held at The Carter Center on Monday, June 2, 2008.

  • Southeastern student awarded Carter Foundation grant

  • GE Foundation is donating to JRCPF through its matching funds program

  • From the London School of Economics:
    The winner of this year’s Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant is Robin Miller, an MSc in Human Rights student working with the Kurdish Human Rights Project aimed at providing the Kurdish London Diaspora with legal support, training, and information to stimulate dialogue surrounding barriers to rights. As part of this project, there will be a conference, followed by small round-table discussion, and a series of training accredited by the Law Society of England and Wales.
    London School of Economics

  • Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Partnership Award at the Corporation of National Community Service
    The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation (JRCPF) will host a Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Award for Campus-Community Collaboration (JRCPA) at the annual meeting of the Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS).
    JRCPA at CNCS Annual Meeting (06-03-08)

  • JRCPA-Germany will be held on September 18, 2008 at the University of Mannheim
    University of Mannheim

  • CASE coverage in the The Orlando Sentinel
    2 Stetson students get Carter backing. The $1,000 grants encourage academic outreach programs in the community.
    Two Stetson University student projects are the first in Florida to be awarded Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation’s Carter Academic-Service Entrepreneur grants for service programs that incorporate academic learning and community involvement.

  • CASE Grant announcements made in the following states.

  • JRCPF partners with Darpana Academy of Performing Arts in Ahmedabad, to reach college students across India for JRCPF’s global movement of civic engagement.

  • International Journal of for Service Learning in Engineering announces the CASE Grant

  • JRCPA winner announced in New Hampshire: Saint Anselm College and Girls Inc.
    Mrs. Carter presented the Carter Partnership Trophies and the Carter Certificates of Merit to the winner in Manchester on Nov. 6, 2007. The partnership also received a check in the amount of $10,000. The other finalists were Keene State College - Big Brothers Big Sisters and Colby-Sawyer College - Kearsarge Regional School District. They received the Carter Certificates of Merit and checks in the amount of $7,000 and $5,000 respectively.

  • President Carter speaks on Civic Engagement at JRCPA-Germany: See video

  • JRCPA-Germany President & Mrs. Carter inaugurated JRCPA at the Universität Lüneburg on October 4, 2007. Campus community program from the University of Mannheim won the first prize followed by, Leuphana (University of Lueneburg) and University of Duisburg-Essen.
    http://www.leuphana.de/index.php?id=7562
    http://www.leuphana.de/

  • JRCPF and Panjab University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote academic civic engagement through college and university students across the state of Panjab, India and with Witwaterstrand University in Johannesburg, to promote academic civic engagement in South Africa.

  • Students to win the CASE grants for community service projects is announced in newspapers across India: Hindustan Times, Swatantra Bharat, Aaj, Panjab Kesri, Rashtriya Sahara, Swatantra Chetna, Rashtradoot, Samachar Jagat, Daily News, Mehka Bharat, Seema Sandesh, Jansamasya. On line application in India is exclusively available through our partner website: www.dostpost.com. The announcement for the grants (PDF).

  • JRCPA-2007 Winner announced at the Governor’s Service Awards in Michigan by Campus Compact: Madonna University and the All Saints Neighborhood Center. (PDF)
    Lead Sponsors: Chemical Bank, Corporate Sponsors: Ford Motor Company Fund, Sodexho, Inc, Chartwell’s Higher Education, Central Michigan University, One of the Gold Sponsors: University of Michigan-Dearborn, Silver sponsor: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

  • Aligarh Muslim University announces Carter Academic Grant for Its students in UP.
    Panjab University announces Carter Academic Grants for students in Panjab.

  • Carter Award in Illinois on Nov.6, 2008. Mr. Miguel A. Satut, Program Director, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, will present the Carter Partnership Award and make remarks on behalf of the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation. Finalists: DePaul University and Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Loyola University and George B. Swift Specialty School, McKendree University and Christian Activity Center in East St. Louis
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  • Stetson University first in Florida to partner with Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation. Two Stetson University student projects are the first in Florida to be awarded JRCPF-CASE grants for service programs that incorporate academic learning and community engagement.

  • The competition for the Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant (CASE) is now open to all college students across India. On line applications in India are exclusively available through our partner website: www.dostpost.com The announcement for the grants (PDF) was made in the following newspapers on May 15, 2007: Hindustan Times, Hindustan, Aaj, Rashtradoot, Samachar Jagat, Daily News, Mehka Bharat, Seema Sandesh, Jansamasya.

  • Carter Award Finalists for 2007, announced in Massachusetts: Harvard University, University of Massachusetts, Northeastern University. View news release.

  • The London School of Economics announces CASE winner. For more information visit www.servicebook.org

  • JRCPA-2007 finalists announced in Massachusetts

  • CASE grant at the London School of Economics and political Science

  • The first international expansion of JRCPA was held in India in October 2006

  • Fifteen students receive Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur awards in fall 2006

  • JRCPF to launch ServiceBook

  • Coca Cola awards grant to JRCPF