Tag: Haas Center for Public Service

Stanford junior Caroline Pecos-Duarte named Udall Scholar

by Alex Kekauoha on May 26, 2020 3:51 pm
Stanford junior CAROLINE PECOS-DUARTE, ’21, is a recipient of the Udall Scholarship, which provides support for college sophomores and juniors interested in public service to Native American communities and the environment. Pecos-Duarte is from Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, a rural tribal community outside of Albuquerque. At Stanford, Pecos-Duarte is studying human biology with a concentration… Read more Stanford junior Caroline Pecos-Duarte named Udall Scholar
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Junior Araceli Garcia awarded Newman Civic Fellowship

by Vanessa Ochavillo on March 6, 2019 2:39 pm
Between facilitating conversations about identity in the Chicanx/Latinx community on campus and providing legal assistance to immigrants in Texas, junior ARACELI GARCIA works to strengthen communities and equip them to address injustice. A Chicanx/Latinx studies major, Garcia has been awarded the 2019 Newman Civic Fellowship by Campus Compact, a national coalition of more than 1,000… Read more Junior Araceli Garcia awarded Newman Civic Fellowship
Antonia Hellman

Thanks to StanfordVotes, thousands of students have registered for the midterm election

by Alex Kekauoha on November 1, 2018 7:20 pm
Thousands of Stanford students have registered to vote in recent months, following a campus-wide voter registration campaign. The push for civic engagement is, in part, a response to a historically lower-than-average voter turnout among Stanford students, compared to colleges and universities nationwide. Since its launch last spring, StanfordVotes has signed up 2,592 Stanford students for voter… Read more Thanks to StanfordVotes, thousands of students have registered for the midterm election
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Two juniors named Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholars

by Haas Center for Public Service on June 26, 2018 2:44 pm
Stanford juniors HOLDEN GIBBONS, a neuroscience major, and MARC ROBERT WONG, a computer science major, have been awarded scholarships from the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation for their commitment to public service, outstanding leadership potential and desire to make a difference in local, national and international communities. The program was created as a… Read more Two juniors named Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholars
Mika Koch

Undergraduate awarded national Newman Civic Fellowship for work in global health

by Vanessa Ochavillo on March 1, 2018 2:29 pm
As the daughter of a doctor, junior MIKA KOCH has always been interested in medicine. But after participating in a global health online academy in high school that brought together students from Japan, Malaysia and other parts of the world, she realized that what works in one place might not work in another. She has… Read more Undergraduate awarded national Newman Civic Fellowship for work in global health
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Haas Center launches new high school program for local youths

by Colleen Coffey on February 14, 2017 2:30 pm
A new service program connects Stanford students with high school students from local communities as tutors, mentors and academic supports. The High School Support Initiative aims to empower local youth to excel academically, to take advantage of programs offered in their schools and to become advocates for themselves and their families. At the same time,… Read more Haas Center launches new high school program for local youths

Community celebrates Roland Prize, partnership awards

by Elaine Ray 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 Elaine Ray 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 Juniors Margaret Chapman and Vineet Singal receive public service scholarships

Two Student Affairs staff members win 2011 Margaret Ann Fidler Awards

by Kathleen Sullivan 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 Elaine Ray 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