Lorain County Community College Service-Learning Celebration


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Lorain County Community College Spring Celebration recognized the achievements and impact of service-learning on students and communities.

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Lorain County Community College Service-Learning Celebration

  1. 1. Welcome to theAnnual Service Learning Celebration<br />Building a Sustainable Community through Service Learning<br />Lorain County Community College<br />
  2. 2. OpeningMarcia Jones, Manager Employment and Career ServicesWelcomeDr. Roy Church, LCCC President<br />
  3. 3. Student Reflections<br />
  4. 4. AlyxCeja<br />Course: BIOG 155 <br />Professor: Ruby Beil<br />Project: Habitat Garden Signs <br />Community Partner: Early College High School<br />
  5. 5. Reesa Romero<br />5/26/11<br />Course: NURS 127 <br />Professor: Karen Joris<br />Project: Haiti Mission - Health Care in Developing Nations<br />
  6. 6. Cap Haitien, Haiti<br />Unemployment rate estimated to be ~80% <br />Over 75% of Haiti’s children under the age of five are underweight <br />Average life expectancy: 54<br />
  7. 7. Limonade Community<br />
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  9. 9. Founded by Dr. IhorSuszko, DDS<br />Basic Package of Oral Care meets basic and most urgent needs of any population served:<br /><ul><li>Oral Urgent Treatments: emergency relief of oral pain, management of infections
  10. 10. Atraumatic Restorative Treatments: removing tooth decay with hand instruments alone and restoring with adhesive filling
  11. 11. Affordable Fluoride Treatment </li></li></ul><li>First Dental Clinic: Shada<br />
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  13. 13. Justinien Hospital Dental Clinic<br />
  14. 14. Restorative Treatments<br />
  15. 15. Oral Urgent Treatments<br />
  16. 16. Treatments<br />Assisting Dr. Darwin with a restorative treatment<br />Assisting Dr. Thuy with an extraction <br />
  17. 17. “As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity.”<br />
  18. 18. M3C Fellows & Students In Service<br />An Americorps program<br />
  19. 19. M3C Fellows & Students In Service<br />Members complete 300 hours of service in one year and receive an educational award of $1,000.00<br />Hours of Service: 3,937.50<br />Monetary Amount (at $12/hr): $47,250.00<br />Volunteers Recruited: 55<br />Community Organizations: >39<br />Campus Initiatives: >12<br />Educational Awards: $8,000.00<br />Lydia Lee-Mosely awarded the first ever M3C Fellows Program National Inspirational Leadership Award<br />
  20. 20. Presentation of Service Learning Graduation Medallions<br />Wear your commitment to<br /> service at Graduation May 7th!<br />
  21. 21. Acknowledgement of Community PartnersDr. Karen Wells, LCCC Provost and Vice President of Academic and Learner Services <br />
  22. 22. Service Learning Partners<br />5/26/11<br />Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County <br />Black River Audubon <br />Early College High School<br />Lorain County Food Policy Coalition <br />Mercy Hospital <br />Oberlin College Bonner Center for Service and Learning <br />Save Our Children<br />Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio <br />
  23. 23. Closing Remarks<br />"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead<br />