CSUC Students seek Community Service Project proposals

Jul 15, 2014 3:40 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

Students from CSU, Chico are seeking proposals for 2015 Community Service Projects.
The deadline is just a month away, Monday August 18th.
Students from across disciplines and their advisors spend months organizing and preparing for a week of service over their winter or spring breaks.
They are guided by a community advisory board and faculty from the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management.
This year, about 70 students built two duplexes in just eight days for the Chico Salvation Army on their spring break.
Other past projects include barn raising at the local Patrick Ranch Museum; rebuilding homes in tornado-struck Joplin, Missouri; building homes for Catalyst Domestic Violence Services in Chico; responding to the needs of fire survivors in Concow; and repairing houses damaged by Hurricane Katrina .
Here are project guidelines:
· Benefiting organizations must be not for profit and classified as charitable, educational or cultural.
· Funding needed for tools, equipment, materials and supportive services can be included in project requests and will be considered during the selection process.
· Applicants must complete the CSU, Chico ECC Application for Community Service Projects form, found online at . ·
· Applications will be accepted through Aug. 18, 2014.
For more information,contact CSU, Chico construction management professor David Shirah at 530-682-0353 or dshirah@csuchico.edu.


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