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HPU SERVES Showcase

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April 15, 2015

6:30 – 8:00 PM

Slane Gym Floor

Each year High Point University students volunteer over 100,000 hours in our community. The HPU SERVES Showcase is the students’ chance to put a face on this service by creating vibrant posters that illustrate the service they have done and give them a space to reflect on it. At the heart of a liberal arts education is a democratic education. The Serves Showcase gives students a chance to celebrate and refine their commitment to using the skills and knowledge developed at HPU to become better citizens. All members of the High Point community are invited to attend. We will join together in a night filled with music, refreshments, awards, and testaments to the good work we have accomplished!

All HPU students and groups are invited to create a poster to share the service they have done over the past academic year at the HPU SERVES Showcase. For instructions on how to create a poster, click here: SERVES 2015 Showcase Poster Instructions.  All students or groups who intend to create a poster must notify Alex Nelson (anelso310@highpoint.edu) by April 7, and all students or groups who want their poster considered for an award must email a PDF file of the final poster to Alex by April 1st. All students or groups who create a poster should be prepared to come at 5:30 to set up, and they should have a two minute summary of their project prepared to tell people who come to view the poster.

Each year the SGA and SL Program work together to fund a number of awards. Students who submit their poster by April 1st can elect for it to be considered for up to two of the following awards:

1) Quality of Display: $50
2) Youth Development: $100
3) Highest Caliber of Reflection: $100
4) Most Innovative Service Project(s): $150
5) Outstanding Sorority Service of the Year: $200
6) Outstanding Fraternity Service of the Year: $200
7) Biggest Student Group Impact: $300
8) Best Student Driven Project: $300
9) Sustainability of Project(s): $200

Two awards are given by the Service Learning Program to recognize student and faculty excellence:
1) Service Learning Professor of the Year: $200
2) Service Leaning Student of the Year: $200

And together the SGA and Service Learning Program present one community partner with an award to recognize and thank them for the work they have done in the past year. Past recipients of this award include West End Ministries and the Macedonia Family Resource Center.
1) Community Partner of the Year: $1,000

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