Wednesday event explores community service

Students can learn about service experiences and hear advice from local nonprofit and philanthropic leaders during Wednesday’s Service Showcase & Community Leaders Panel in Schwitzer Student Center, presented by UIndy’s Professional Edge Center.

The showcase from 11 a.m. to noon in the Schwitzer Atrium will feature displays about student service experiences. Visiting 10 displays earns a chance to win a $50 gift card.

The Community Leaders Panel from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Schwitzer Room 010 features four prominent local figures discussing how service experiences can enhance personal and professional growth. L/P credit is available. The panelists are:
Marianne Glick, Chair, Eugene & Marilyn Glick Family Foundation
Terri Garcia, Executive Director, Southeast Community Services
David Forsell, President, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
Tracy Elliott, Chief Executive Officer, College Mentors for Kids

At 12:50 p.m., UIndy’s own Dr. David Wantz, associate vice president for community relations and special assistant to the president, will receive the governor’s prestigious “Sagamore of the Wabash” award in recognition of his years of community service.

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