Civic Action Leaders

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Program Description

The Civic Action Leaders (CALs) are a group of students who are passionate about community and  civic engagement at Bowling Green State University .  CALs work in the Center for Community and Civic Engagement as interns during an academic year and have the following responsibilities:

Civic Action Leaders also have a specialized area of responsibility during their scholarship year.  For 2017-2018 we are seeking two new CALs and for more information about each position and how to apply click on the links below. 

 

APPLICATIONS FOR 2018-2019 COHORT AVAILABLE SPRING 2018.


Commitments

  • Intern for a total of 14 hours per week in the Center for Community and Civic Engagement.
  • Participate in the 1-day annual retreat (April),
  • Attend 5-day fall training (August), and 3-day spring training (January).
  • Attend CCCE Staff Meetings on a regular basis.

Compensation

Selected students receive a $5,000 scholarship, which is applied to their Bursar Account as $2,500 for fall semester and $2,500 for spring semester.


Qualifications

Before beginning the application process, please ensure that you meet the following qualifications.  Students with limited campus engagement seeking to get more involved are encouraged to apply.  Please refer to the specific position descriptions above for other specialized qualifications.

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class standing during the Fall 2017 semester.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Demonstrated leadership potential.
  • Commitment to and passion for community and civic engagement and social justice.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check (completed after admission into the program).
  • Enrollment as a full-time student for both the fall and spring semesters.

What Can I Expect to Gain by being a Civic Action Leader?

The Civic Action Leader program seeks to develop the following competencies in our students:

  • Professionalism: Organizing information, logistics, people, and processes.
  • Relationships & Groups: Managing and leading individuals in the establishment and execution of group goals.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Create broad and safe environments that engage and support diversity.
  • Citizenship: Work with others in a way that promotes an outward focus on social responsbility and addresses the needs of multiple communities.
  • Leaderhsip: Integreate personal and organizational values and establish a sense of purpose that contributes to the development of program goals and others.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact:

Paul Valdez

Phone: 419-372-9287
paulv@bgsu.edu


Civic Action Leader Cohorts

Angel Alls-Hall

Jacqueline Campbell

Hannah Finnerty

Morgan Gale

Amy Holthaus

Maya Leachman

Tiffany Smith

 

Megan Sigler

Matt Henkes

Angel Alls-Hall

Ben Case

Andrew Art
Jocelyn Williams
Matthew Henkes
Megan Sigler
Angel Alls-Hall
Ben Case

Scott Brummel
Emma Sales
Maddi Georgoff
Andrew Art
Jocelyn Williams
Matthew Henkes
Megan Sigler

Scott Brummel
Emma Sales
Maddi Georgoff
Jessica Bellomy
Meresa McKesson
Andrew Art
Jocelyn Williams

Scott Brummel
Shayna Noonen
Meresa McKesson
Jessica Bellomy
Emma Sales
Madison Georgoff
Stephanie Schneider

Jonathan Shepard
Stephanie Schneider
Shayna Noonen
Kyle Perna
Meresa McKesson
Jessica Bellomy
E'Liza Barnett
Rachel Willingham
Dajah Spence

Jasmine Baytops
Breana George
Joshua Wilson
Heather Utsler
Luda Polyakova
Shayna Noonen
Kyle Perna
Rachel Willingham
Jonathan Shepard
E'Liza Barnett

E'Liza Barnett
Amber Fessler
Kyle Perna
Heather Utsler
Jasmine Baytops
Malorie Palma
Luda Ployakova
Rachel Willingham

This program is made possible by sponsorship from the: