• Chapman Summer Project Descriptions 2006

    YWCA Crabtree Corner – Community Kitchen Hampers Grandview/?Uuqinak’uuh Elementary Theatre for Change Central City Lodge – Music Library Dr. Peter Centre – Literacy Project Britannia Secondary – I Know Shakespeare YWCA Crabtree Corner – Community Kitchen Hampers – Nadia Formigoni and Vanessa Samur This summer, Nadia and Vanessa plan to help clients of Crabtree to […]
  • J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and UBC commit $2.5 million to enroll five per cent of students in community service learning

    The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation has awarded the University of British Columbia a $1 million grant for a program that will see five per cent of undergraduate students – about 1,800 per year by 2011 – learning about their fields of study through short-term community service projects. The grant, from a private foundation based in […]
  • Fear and love in the city

    May 24, 2006 – Fear and love in the city

    One person called it “a great opportunity to interact with the community” and another said the event was “a chance to acknowledge what is happening in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community.”
  • UBC Okanagan Learning Exchange

    Eccott Gift Helps Create UBC Okanagan Learning Exchange

    Kelowna residents James and Shirley-Anne Eccott have committed $250,000 to help establish a new Learning Exchange program through UBC Okanagan. Their gift, initially earmarked for consultation and planning, will create an ongoing legacy for students and the Okanagan as the Learning Exchange grows. “We are providing the seed money to formulate a plan – to […]
  • UBC Trek Leaders

    The Trek Leadership Network

    Trek Leadership Network The Trek Leadership Network provides students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and values necessary to become effective leaders. Students gain leadership skills by: Coordinating skills workshops for student volunteers Participating in community development / educational workshops Participating and collaborating within the leadership team Participating in core leadership training Facilitating student […]
  • Reading Week Projects Expand, Students Gain New Perspectives

    Reading Week Projects Expand, Students Gain New Perspectives

    From February 13-16, over 300 UBC students completed 20 projects in the community. This annual UBC initiative is coordinated by the Learning Exchange and Student Development, with assistance from departments across the campus.