Campus News 2010

For Immediate Release
October 7, 2010

Woodrow Wilson Fellow to speak on volunteerism

Woodrow Wilson Fellow Steve Vetter will give a talk at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, in Ballroom 3 of the Floyd & Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center at Schreiner University. He will speak on “Connect. Serve. Change Lives: A Meaningful Set of Guidelines for Transforming Your Life and Others.” Vetter is the President and CEO of Partners of the Americas, one of the largest volunteer networks in the world, a 1964 legacy organization from President John Kennedy’s Alliance for Progress program. Vetter will address topics such as volunteering in a global society and the White House Summit on Citizen Diplomacy in November.

The talk is free and open to the public. Vetter’s week-long residency at Schreiner is sponsored by the University’s Center for Innovative Learning, as part of its Cross-Cultural Forum programming. In addition, Vetter will take part in a brown bag lunch for area nonprofits, co-sponsored by Schreiner’s Career Services and Community Volunteer Program, at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 19, in Ballroom 1 of the CCAC. Beverages and cookies will be provided.
 
For more information about Vetter’s talk, call or e-mail Martha York, director of the Learning Center and CIL, at 830-792-7352 or mlyork@schreiner.edu. For more information about the event for nonprofits, call or e-mail Elizabeth Loggie, volunteer coordinator, at 830-792-7211 or ehloggie@schreiner.edu.

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