Letter: Craig’s Place to fight against fatal budget cuts

To the Editor, Craig’s Place Emergency Shelter sits right on the edge of the University of Massachusetts campus, in the basement of the First Baptist Church. Standing on the front steps of the church, you can see the Southwest Residential Area towers against the horizon, and the Fine Arts Center and W.E.B. Du Bois Library poking through the trees to your right. From 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the church is filled with Bible study classes, youth groups and community meetings. At 9 p.m., the basement of the church transforms into a homeless shelter. The kitchen staff cooks dinner, while…

Greek Life members collaborate for ‘Fraternity Spring Cleanup’

A similar event is planned following “Blarney Blowout,” as fraternity members aim to strengthen their relationship with the Amherst community.

Positive impact of service learning

Karen Podorefsky describes the value of engaging in service learning and the positive impact it has on communities and participants.

Serving what purpose?

Collegian columnist Rachel Dougherty takes a look behind the scenes to see who benefits Commonwealth College community service.

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 29, 2010

Letters: A student warns others to double-check that the police receive forms of community service. A professor remembers the late George N. Parks.

UMass named to President’s service honor roll

UMass has earned a spot on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Giving Relief to Haiti

Matt Kushi reminds the UMass community to continue giving its support to the victims of Haiti’s earthquake.