Tag: Haas Center for Public Service

Community celebrates Roland Prize, partnership awards

by on April 30, 2012 4:00 am
During an April 25 luncheon at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, Calif., School of Medicine Professor GABRIEL GARCIA was honored with the Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize. Garcia is co-founder of the Patient Advocacy Program, a program that trains Stanford students to serve as volunteers in local health clinics. The Haas Center… Read more Community celebrates Roland Prize, partnership awards

Juniors Margaret Chapman and Vineet Singal receive public service scholarships

by on May 25, 2011 4:00 am
Two Stanford juniors have been awarded scholarships from The Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation to pursue service projects during their senior year. Established by the family of late alumnus DON STRAUSS, the $10,000 scholarships are given to 10–15 California college juniors annually. At Stanford, the scholarships are administered through the Haas Center for… Read more

Two Student Affairs staff members win 2011 Margaret Ann Fidler Awards

by on May 18, 2011 4:00 am
SUZANNE ABEL, associate director for external relations at the Haas Center for Public Service, and CAROLE PERTOFSKY, director of wellness and health promotion services at Vaden Health Center, each recently received a 2011 Margaret Ann Fidler Award for Distinguished Service in Student Affairs. The award specifically recognizes those who demonstrate extraordinary dedication to their work… Read more Two Student Affairs staff members win 2011 Margaret Ann Fidler Awards

Alexander Berger named winner of Kevin Bacon's challenge

by on May 13, 2011 4:07 am
It’s been quite a spring for Stanford senior ALEXANDER BERGER. Recently, the philosophy major from Littleton, Colo., was one of 10 undergraduates to receive the Deans’ Awards for Academic Accomplishment.  Then on May 11, at a Haas Center event featuring actor KEVIN BACON, Berger was named the winner of the Stanford edition of the “1… Read more Alexander Berger named winner of Kevin Bacon's challenge

On video: Community Partnership and Volunteer Service Awards luncheon

by on May 13, 2011 4:00 am
  It’s an annual gathering in a sunny banquet room of the Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto.  A crowd of civic leaders from Stanford and Palo Alto offer a salute to volunteers whose efforts have had a significant impact on the community. In introducing the 2011 award winners, Stanford Vice President for Public… Read more On video: Community Partnership and Volunteer Service Awards luncheon