• Chapman Student Leadership Award Recipients

    Recognizing Excellence: Chapman Community Service Awards Presented to Outstanding Trek Program Participants

    Chapman Community Service Awards were presented to twenty-one UBC students at the UBC Learning Exchange Chapman Awards reception on April 6th, 2006. Thirteen students received Chapman Student Recognition Awards, four received Chapman Student Leadership Awards, three students were awarded writing contest prizes and seven students were granted Chapman Summer Project Awards. Chapman Recognition Awards are […]
  • A Celebration to Remember

    A Celebration to Remember – Recognizing the Achievements of Trek Program Volunteers

    On Wednesday, March 1, 2006, UBC’s President, Martha Piper, hosted the annual Learning Exchange Trek Program participant recognition breakfast. This event brought together over 150 Trek Program volunteers, staff from community partner organizations, and UBC faculty and staff members to celebrate the work students have done in the community this year. In conversations with each […]
  • Reading Week Projects 2006

    In 2006, over 300 UBC students took part in 20 community service projects during the University’s Reading Week. The projects ranged from painting murals featuring elementary school children’s dreams to designing peace flags and banners to educating kids about the importance of healthy food choices to monitoring incubating salmon eggs. The projects stimulated UBC students’ […]
  • Not Your Typical Spring Break: Hundreds of UBC Students Sign Up for Community Service

    Media Release Sent by UBC Public Affairs on Thursday, February 9th, 2006: Next week hundreds of University of British Columbia students will be forgoing the infamous rowdy Cancun beach vacation to spend their spring breaks working with more than 1,000 children in Vancouver’s inner city neighbourhoods. UBC’s reading week break, from February 13-17, will see […]