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National Service "In the News" highlights stories in the media focusing on the Corporation for National and Community Service and its programs. These articles and news stories are presented as links to their originating websites and linking from this page does not constitute a warranty or endorsement by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

May 5, 2013
Cleveland State Community College has been designated a leader among institutions of higher education for their support of volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Cleveland State was...
May 3, 2013
The Corporation for National and Community Service recently honored California Western School of Law with the highest federal recognition an institute of higher education can receive for its commitment to civic engagement, naming the law school to th...
May 3, 2013
The AmeriCorps VISTA members placed at Baylor will work with the Office of Community Engagement and Service. The contract for both jobs is from July 2013-July 2014. Current VISTA members say their time at Baylor serving the university and the Waco .....
May 3, 2013
The Sun 8 AmeriCorps Team stationed out of Denver, Colo., is working a 5 week detail at the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge in Liberty, Texas. Aside from the various projects they have worked on for the refuge, Team Members had the opportunity...
May 3, 2013
Staff and Leadership from Cardinal Cushing Centers welcome AmeriCorps team members Courtney Strother, Josh Bracken, Brad Gardner, Hyunjun 'Eddy' Lee, Jaemia Pratt, and Amir Matthews with a breakfast on their Hanover Campus.See all stories on this top...
May 2, 2013
An AmeriCorps VISTA position drew Nicole Dyer to the region in February 2012, but her love and appreciation of the community is keeping the New Hampshire native from leaving. When her VISTA term concluded this February, Dyer was hired as manager of ....
May 2, 2013
AmeriCorps volunteers assist with Liberty's Shred-It event. AmeriCorps volunteers help load cardboard boxes of papers to be shredded in the city of Liberty's Shred-It event on April 27. The volunteers are in Liberty for five weeks to help with projec...
May 1, 2013
The AmeriCorps volunteers, who will be housed in the new emergency services building during their stay in the township, will go door-to-door to supply township residents with emergency preparedness information. The team, dubbed “Team Moose 2,” will ....
Apr 30, 2013
It does this by collaborating with more than 100 nonprofit agencies and programs and working within the framework of strategic initiatives developed by its federal sponsor, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and local sponsor SUNY .....
Apr 30, 2013
The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) joins the SeniorCorps division of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to announce a grant award. The sponsorship of the Retired & Senior Volunteer ...See...
Apr 30, 2013
AmeriCorps Member Coordinator Rachel Harrod said it was important to show students how many people are struggling in poverty in their own communities. ___. Information from: The State Journal, http://www.state-journal.com. ©2013 Associated Press.See...
Apr 26, 2013
... paint and repair a police station. They'll be joined by AmeriCorps volunteers. Lee says he believes the day of service "will strengthen the relationship" between the cities and promote volunteerism. The Ravens beat the 49ers 34-31 in February's ....
Apr 24, 2013
AmeriCorps members will join other volunteers to prepare the gardens for planting. The fresh produce will be offered free to the community later this summer. Fellowship Home residents will continue to work in the garden and use the produce for their...
Apr 23, 2013
President Obama hosted the third White House Science Fair yesterday, taking the opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of students who have science fairs and to announce the launch of a new AmeriCorps track focused on STEM education.See all sto...
Apr 23, 2013
Taking the stage, the President announced that starting this year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), in partnership with nonprofit organizations, will create a unit called STEM AmeriCorps charged with getting more young peopl...
Apr 23, 2013
Trierweiler has a caseload of about 18 students at Blackbird. One of the classrooms Trierweiler works with is comprised of nearly 50 percent at-risk kids. Meeting with those students one-to-one throughout the week is one of the goals of the AmeriCorp...
Apr 23, 2013
This week marks the four-year anniversary of the Serve America Act, an effort to dramatically expand opportunities for Americans to dedicate a year of their lives to national service programs like AmeriCorps. The act was a milestone, an investment in...
Apr 23, 2013
Obadiah and Levi DeWeber were nominated for the honor for sharing their musical talents at community events that promote literacy and safety, according to a release from Regional Service Corps-Americorps program. Obadiah DeWeber, who was formerly a ....
Apr 23, 2013
AmeriCorps member Cody Turner directs a hose pumping floodwater back into the Mississippi River Monday, April 22, 2013, in Clarksville, Mo. The swollen river has strained a hastily erected makeshift floodwall in Clarksville, creating trouble spots th...
Apr 22, 2013
“Although I do wish the Super Bowl resulted in a San Francisco 49ers victory and had required Mayor Rawlings-Blake to visit San Francisco, I look forward to cracking some Baltimore crab and joining AmeriCorps in the Service Bowl.” “I believe this day...
Apr 22, 2013
April is National Volunteerism Month. It's a great time to consider donating time to a worthy cause in your community. According to Corporation for National and Community Service, Americans volunteered 7.9 billion hours in 2012, with donated time ......
Apr 22, 2013
“A few years ago, I was in AmeriCorps, and we came down and did the wood (on the front deck) trim. Since then, I have kept in contact with AmeriCorps,” explained Deb Deeb, Human Concerns director. “Carrie (Victory of AmeriCorps) always asks if we nee...
Apr 19, 2013
The river is expected to rise to more than 35 feet. Efforts to keep it from overflowing into the city have been on going since early Thursday morning. AmeriCorps St. Louis sent volunteers to help. (See KHQA This Morning's coverage with volunteers, he...
Apr 19, 2013
More than 100 AmeriCorps volunteers will converge Monday on Lake County, helping Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter with an ambitious building blitz at sites throughout the county. The Sixth Annual Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps ....
Apr 19, 2013
The Corporation for National and Community Service, which runs AmeriCorps, is evaluating applications from organizations to determine where to place members in the future, spokeswoman Samantha Jo Warfield said. "We haven't made those decisions yet .....

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