The Haas Center for Public Service and the Stanford Military Service Network co-hosted a Veterans Day barbeque at Kappa Alpha (KA) Friday. Members of United Students for Veterans’ Health (USVH) also volunteered at the event.
Recent Stanford graduates are increasingly interested in pursuing public service opportunities after graduation, according to representatives of the Haas Center for Public Service and the Career Development Center (CDC).
Former Democratic senator Russell D. Feingold will serve as the inaugural Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor at the Haas Center for Public Service, according to a Stanford Report statement released Monday.
ASB is a Stanford program affiliated with the Haas Center for Public Service that allows students to go to various parts of the country on service and service-learning trips. This year’s ASB program had a total of 17 trips with topics ranging from veteran’s health care to education reform in New York to food issues in the Bay Area to the California prison system, all of which exposed students to a variety of social and cultural issues through education as well as hands-on service.
The Haas Center for Public Service received approximately 150 applicants for its 60 fellowships for summer 2011, according to Fellowships Program Director Jeff Hawthorne. This year saw a spike in applicants to the public interest law fellowship, but the philanthropy fellowship continued to receive a low number of applicants.
Queirolo is part of Stanford Glean, a student organization that picks fruit from trees on campus every week. The team currently works through the Haas Center for Public Service to donate fruit to the Free Farm, an urban farm in San Francisco.
King’s “I Have a Dream” speech is widely recognized as one of our country’s great orations. Through this speech, his work, and other statements, King stood not only for racial justice, but also for human rights, economic uplift, civil rights, (which by extension lead to environmental justice), international peace, and spiritual freedom…
As an international student from Nigeria, Ude initially experienced significant culture shock coming to Stanford. She spent her first three years of college coming to terms with both her preconceived notions about the United States–California in particular–and the United States’ assumptions about her.