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When the Classroom and Community Service Collide

  Community-Based Learning (CBL) classes at Stonehill give the student a whole different type of learning experience. Offering a new take on education, CBL courses combine a regular classroom course with additional hours dedicated to implementing projects or conducting research in partnership with a local…

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Volunteering: Stonehill Style

Recently, I came across an article in the Nonprofit Quarterly  conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics within the U.S Department of Labor which explains that volunteer rates are at a 10-year low. I found this information hard to believe, especially with communities such as…

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APRIL BREAKFACTS: Donor Relations and Special Events

“Donors want to know that their gift means something, that it goes somewhere, and that the organization appreciates the contribution,” Marie Kelly explained at CNM’s April BreakFACTS “Progression of Giving: Donor Relations and Special Events” held on April 29, 2014.  Marie Kelly, Director of Corporate…

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Intern Spotlight: Meghan Rosenberger ‘15

                    Hometown: East Granby, CT Major: Political Science and International Studies Concentration: Government and Politics Minor: Public Administration/Public Policy Involvement on Campus: RUCKUS, HOPE, Diversity, Movie Comedy Committee, Big Brother Big Sister Why Did You Choose To…

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Intern Spotlight: Julie Forest ’15

                    Hometown: New Ipswich, NH Involvement on Campus: Core Leader of the Good News Club, Student Minister, Work Study “Stitcher” in the Theater Department Most Memorable Volunteer Experience: It is very challenging to think of just…

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Intern Spotlight: Theresa Ruszczyk ‘16

                  Hometown: Northampton, MA Majors: International Business and Spanish Involvement on Campus: Peer Mentor Program, Phonathon, Into the Streets: Best Buddies and Big Sister Big Brother, International Business Association Secretary Most Memorable Volunteer Experience: Going on a 3 week service…

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CNM Intern Spotlight: Sarah Hall ‘14

                       Hometown: Oak Bluffs, MA Major/Minor: Psychology/Healthcare Administration Involvement on Campus: I have been involved in the Peer Mentor program, Teaching Assistant, Special Interest housing, HOPE Alternative Spring Break Program, and I also have volunteered at   …

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Intern Spotlight: Whitney Shufelt ’14

                    Hometown: West Barnstable, MA Major/Minor: Public Administration & American Studies double major Involvement on Campus: Phonathon Student Manager, Legacy Committee, Relay for Life Team Captain, former DFLI participant, E-board member of Students for Service special interest housing…

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March BreakFACTS: Major Gifts & Planned Giving

Attendees at the March BreakFACTS, “Progression of Giving: Major Gifts & Planned Giving” left with two crucial pieces of advice when working in major & planned giving: listen to your prospects and be patient about making the ask.  The workshop was led by Sharon Doyle,…

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Spring for More Social Media Visibility

Spring is an important time for nonprofits! The excitement of the winter holidays has passed, and the hopes of the New Year are on their way to being fulfilled. Currently, a topic of interest for nonprofits this spring is social media. Social media has been…

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