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March 24, 2017

Today is the final day to register for Continuums of Service! Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from and network with the absolute rock stars of the higher education engagement field. Sounds pretty exciting, doesn't it?

https://cos2017.eventbrite.com

March 20, 2017

Alliance Center – 1536 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO 80202 (3rd floor lounge)
Parking: Street meter parking for up to 2 hours (may be hard to find), garages are available close by but a bit pricey, parking at Tivoli Garage (Auraria) is a 15 minute walk away ($6.25/max per day), Pepsi Center is also a 15 minute walk away ($7/day), and public transportation to Union Station is a reasonable option and is close by.

Agenda:
Member Organization Spotlight (tour and informational session)
o Cottonwood Institute, Madeline Bachner Lane – 20 min
- Meet in the Café Lobby for a tour at 1 pm (If you are running late, go to the offices with the "i" on the first floor 100 suite, and be given access to 3B from the staff there.)
- Complete spotlight in the meeting room at 1:15 pm (3B-Teknion Lounge on 3rd Floor) Introductions [Coordinating Constellation] – 15 min
o Welcome new folks

Summer Associates Program 2017 [Coordinating Constellation] – 15 min
Constellation Reports: [Constellation Leads] – 20 min
o Coordinating
o Programming
o Outreach

Power of CSLC Networking (Share Out): upcoming events, exciting news, opportunities, requests for assistance/support/ideas, etc. – 20 min

March 15, 2017

AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates:
The Colorado Service-Learning Council (CSLC) and Campus Compact of the Mountain West (CCMW) are pleased to announce the CSLC AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates program. Summer Associates is a national service program that engages volunteers in intensive summer service experiences that address identified community needs.

Please contact Katie Kleinhesselink, CCMW Director of Member Services, atkatie@ccmountainwest.org or 303.964.5104 with questions
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Priority deadline is March 24th but applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

March 14, 2017

Gateway to College at Front Range Community College has received a Program Excellence Award from the Gateway to College National Network. Gateway to College

February 27, 2017

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February 23, 2017

Join others interested in Service Learning and engaging the public good in a discussion about civic awareness and engagement in our community.
The venue is Coffee at the Point, (conveniently located near the Light Rail D line - 27th & Welton station) CSLC Civic Discussion and Networking - Feb 28, 4-6pm
The Point has a great selection of coffees, teas, adult beverages, and light foods for purchase. Please let us know you are interested in coming so we reserve enough tables.

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