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The 14th Annual Continuums of Service Conference

COS is hosted by California Campus Compact, Hawaii Pacific Islands Campus Compact, Oregon Campus Compact, & Washington Campus Compact

Proposal Reviewers Needed

The 14th Annual Continuums of Service Conference is seeking proposal reviewers.
The proposal review committee is responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and making recommendations about each proposal that is submitted for interactive (75 minute), information-sharing (30 minute), and poster sessions.

Please contact RaeLyn Axlund by Friday, October 1st if you are interested in participating as a proposal reviewer. You can still participate if you plan to submit a proposal yourself.

Call for Proposals Now Open

The Call for Proposals for the 14th Annual Continuums of Service Conference, April 27-29, 2011 is now open!

The 14th Annual Continuums of Service Conference is dedicated to highlighting higher education's ground-breaking response to these tumultuous times. In spite of their own economic struggles, colleges and universities are involved in addressing major issues confronting our world today - from health disparities, poverty, and illiteracy, to immigrant rights, global warming, and economic development.

Visit the COS website for complete Continuums of Service information.

Facilitator Opportunity

The conference committee seeks individuals who have experience in leading dialogue-as well as expertise and interest in this year's theme and subtheme areas-to facilitate roundtable discussions addressing critical, provocative issues relating to each subtheme area.

Please review the Call for Facilitators information and email with any questions about the Call for Facilitators process.

22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference
Atlanta, Ga.
April 6-9, 2011

Are you ready to bring high-quality service-learning to your classroom or program, engage students who are disengaged, bridge the gap between community and school, strengthen the “L” in service-learning through professional development, and cement service-learning in mainstream education?

The Time is NOW! to join friends and colleagues from around the world at the 22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference in Atlanta, Ga., April 6-9, 2011. Online registration is open to the largest gathering of youth and practitioners involved in service-learning, drawing approximately 2,200 attendees from across the United States and many other countries. Through three days of general sessions, thought-leader series, service-learning projects, and networking, the conference engages participants in the local, national, and global issues that service-learning addresses. Come explore more than 100 exhibits, and nearly 150 hands-on workshops and service-learning projects.

The 2011 conference will feature speeches by Maurice “Mo” Green, superintendent of Guilford County Schools; Greg Mortenson, co-founder of the nonprofit Central Asia Institute, Pennies For Peace, and co-author of New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea; Parth Shah, founder of Kiva High School; and Naomi Tutu, daughter of South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, associate director of the Office of International Programs at Tennessee State University, founder of the Tutu Foundation, and author of Words of Desmond Tutu and I Don’t Think of You as Black: Honest Conversations on Race.

Register Now: Save Money and Have a Chance to Stay for Free!

Register by December 17 for early-bird savings and be entered in a drawing to receive three free nights at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, home to all conference activities.

Call for Presenters

Do you have an outstanding service-learning program?
Do you have a message that needs to be heard?
Consider sharing information about your experiences at the conference by submitting a workshop proposal. Present your quality workshop to teachers in K-12 and higher education, youth leaders, trainers, policy-makers, grantees, researchers, funders, and many others. Young people are strongly encouraged to submit proposals. All proposals must be submitted online by midnight CDT, September 24, 2010.

Book Your Hotel Room

The National Service-Learning Conference has secured special rates at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Why stay at another hotel when you can be at the heart of the conference? The Hyatt is home to all conference activities, is located in downtown Atlanta, and within walking distance of many local attractions. By selecting the conference hotel, you ensure reduced rates for all conference attendees.

Visit the conference website at to learn more about these elements of the conference and more. If you have any questions you can reach us by replying to this email or calling (800) 366-6952. We can’t wait to see you in Atlanta!

NYLC Conference Team

Hawai‘i Pacific Gerontology Society’s Biennial Conference
Hilton Hawaiian Village
October 18 & 19, 2010
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Please CLICK HERE for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there. ALOHA!

Hawai‘i Primary Care Association 2010 Annual Conference
Hilton Hawaiian Village
October 7, 8 & 9, 2010
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Please CLICK HERE for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there. ALOHA!

In 2007, Hawai'i became the first state in the nation to officially commemorate Peace Day in recognition of the United Nations International Day of Peace and Non-Violence. To commemorate the 4th Peace Day Hawai'i we invite you to:

Peace Day Hawaii 2010 Celebration
@ the University of Hawaii Manoa Campus Center Auditorium
September 21, 2010

Special Keynote speaker, Paul K. Chappell ( “Captain Paul K. Chappell has given us a crucial look at war and peace from the unique perspective of a soldier, and his new ideas show us why world peace is both necessary and possible in the 21st century.” --Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate

Also: Presentation of the 2010 Distinguished Peacemaker Award.
Royal Hawaiian Band and guest performers
Cultural performances and youth delegates for peace

Welcome Dinner for Mr. Chappell
Kapiolani Community College Culinary Institute Dining Hall
September 16th, 2010

Paul will talk about his personal journey and inspiration to writing his books, The End of War: How Waging Peace Can Save Humanity, Our Planet and Our Future, and “Will War Ever End?: A Soldier’s Vision of Peace for the 21st Century” which will be available for sale and signing.

Dinner is $30 per person $20.00 for Seniors and Students Seating is limited. RSVP for Dinner by September 5th (Upon receipt of reservation, a menu will be sent to you for your selection of Starter, Soup or Salad, & Entre´e.) RSVP to with name(s), organization affiliation, contact email or address Payment must be received by September 7th. Send dinner payment (check only) to:

Dr. Jeannie Lum,
University of Hawaii at Manoa
College of Education Wist 113,
1776 University Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96822
Questions? 808 956-4244

Please make the Check payable to:
“Peace Day” - UH Foundation

Please share this invitation with members of your organization/friends to join us in the spirit of aloha and peace!

Resources, Energy and Island Sustainability:
A STEM Teaching and Research Symposium
October 7-9, 2010

To register and/or submit a paper:

Statewide SL Conference
March 13, 2010
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

reminder application is due February 19, 2010.

Please CLICK HERE to information about the conference and application.

We look forward to seeing you there. ALOHA!

WebChat #5: Final Preparations -- The Best AmeriCorps Week Yet!
May 8 - 15, 2010
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Last minute helpful tips to make your event even more successful. Register Now!

Western Region Campus COmpact Consortium
March 31 - April 2, 2010

The 13th Annual Continuums of Service Conference is taking place March 31 - April 2 in POrtland Oregon.

Our 2010 theme is
Vision, Courgae, Leadership: Engagement to Strengthen Communities

Please CLICK HERE to information about the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Oregon

AmeriCorps Week
May 8 - 15, 2010

The Fourth annual AmeriCorps Week is taking place May 8-15. Whether you're an AmeriCorps member, program, state commission, alumni, sponsor, or friend, you can help shine a spotlight on the great work being done by AmeriCorps members across the country. Use your creativity to mark the week in any way you see fit:

  • Plan an open house, service project, or special event
  • Make a presentation to a school or community group
  • Enter our "AmeriCorps Getting Things Done" Video and Photo Contests
  • Blog about your AmeriCorps experience

The choice is up to you -- start planning now! Start planning your AmeriCorps Week 2009 activities today. For tips, tools, updates, and inspiration on how YOU can get involved, go to

Community College National Center for Community Engagement (CCNCCE)
Conference Dates: May 26 - May 28, 2010

Please join us at the Community College National Center for Community Engagement 19th Annual National Conference, May 26 - May 28, 2010 in Scottsdale Arizona at DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort

Our 2010 theme is
The Formulas for Success in Service Lerning and Civic Engagement

Please CLICK HERE to view formal announcement and information on conference. We have posted new workshop descriptions and still have more keynotes and workshops to come, so please check back with us often for the latest news on our conference. In the spirit of conservation, CCNCCE will not be sending out conference information via regular mail.

We look forward to seeing you in sunny and beautiful Arizona.

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