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Join the SCE each fall for an evening of 'meeting and greeting' at our annual SCE Fair. Both student organizations and community partners alike will set up tables with information about membership, volunteering, and local outreach opportunities.
You provide the service, we provide the transportation. Saturday Service events are an easy way to get started with community service. A member of the SCE team leads each Saturday Service experience at a variety of locations several times a month. Past locations have included: the YWCA, The Open Shelter, Lutheran Social Service Food Pantry, and the Ronald McDonald House.
Each fall we come together as a University to explore the critical issues of homelessness and hunger, in the greater Columbus area, nationally, and globally. Activities are designed to raise awareness and help students become part of the solution. This week is also home to the famous Capital Cardboard City, where students spend a night outside with cardboard boxes as their only protection from the elements.
Throughout the month of November, the SCE hosts the annual Coat Drive for faculty, staff, and students to donate new or gently used coats, gloves, hats, and scarves. The Capital University Tree Lighting is the culminating event where all goods collected are donated to The Open Shelter.
This event coincides with the national date in December and may include various AIDS awareness activities such as free HIV testing, speakers, movies and discussions, and a candlelight vigil.
Each year, the Office of Multicultural Affairs brings the campus and community together to celebrate the life and message of the Reverand Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 2012, the SCE and First English Lutheran Church came together to host a community breakfast on MLK Jr. Day to provide a meal for those who may not have any other options for this holiday when many local agencies are closed.
Held annually in April, Crusader Day of Service is our end-of-year community service celebration. Students, faculty, and staff connect with various community partners to provide service throughout the city of Columbus.
Trip destinations and purposes change annually.
Capital University partners with Mifflin Middle School to provide mentorship to middle schools girls in seventh and eighth grades. Mentors and mentees meet weekly and discuss a range of topics including self-esteem, goals/futuring, self-image, respect for others, and many others.
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