14th Annual MLK Challenge Set for Jan. 15!

The 14th Annual MLK Challenge will take place on January 15, 2018. This event celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects, and a reflection wrap-up. We will begin with an introduction to King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.

At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Participants are asked to dress for anything.  

Registration begins 8 a.m. the day of the event in lobby of the Zeiss Building.

Details: MLK Challenge, January 15, 2018;  8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

To sign up for this event please click here or contact Savannah Greer at savannah.greer@cpcc.edu , or Jenn Marts at jenn.marts@cpcc.edu  or 704.330.6824.

 

Register Today for the Annual Service-Learning MLK Challenge

The 13th Annual MLK Challenge will take place on January 16, 2017. This event celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects, and a reflection wrap-

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

up. We will begin with an introduction to King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.

At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Participants are asked to dress for anything. 

Registration begins 8 a.m. the day of the event in the Student Commons area of the Overcash Building.

Details: MLK Challenge, January 16, 2017; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

To sign up for this event or to learn more please visit our website: http://www.cpcc.edu/service-learning/events-and-programs/mlk-challenge or contact Dena Shonts at Dena.Shonts@cpcc.edu, 704-330-6558 or Kay Printy at Kay.Printy@cpcc.edu or 704-330-6183.

Attend the 12th Annual MLK Challenge January 18

The 12th Annual MLK Challenge will take place on January 18, 2016. This event celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects, and a reflection wrap-

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

up. We will begin with an introduction to King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.

At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Participants are asked to dress for anything.
Registration begins 8:00 a.m. the day of the event in the Student Commons area of the Overcash Building.
Details: MLK Challenge, January 18, 2016; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
To sign up for this event or to learn more please contact Savannah Greer at savannah.greer@cpcc.edu , or Jenn Marts at jenn.marts@cpcc.edu or 704.330.6824.

2015 MLK Challenge

The 11th Annual MLK Challenge will take place on January 19, 2015. This event celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects, and a reflection

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

wrap-up. We will begin with an introduction to King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.

At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Participants are asked to dress for anything.
Registration begins 8 a.m. the day of the event in the Student Commons area of the Overcash Building.
WHEN: January 19, 2015; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
To sign up for this event or to learn more please contact Dena Shonts at dena.shonts@cpcc.edu  or 704.330.6558, or Jenn Marts at jenn.marts@cpcc.edu  or 704.330.6824.

Participate in the 2014 MLK Challenge

The MLK Challenge on January 20, 2014, is an annual Service-Learning Center event that celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects, and a reflection wrap-up. The day begins with an introduction to King’s life and lessons,

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.

At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Participants are asked to dress for anything.

Registration begins 8 a.m. the day of the event in the Student Commons area of the Overcash Building.

Details: MLK Challenge, January 20, 2014; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

To sign up for this event or to learn more please contact Dena Shonts at dena.shonts@cpcc.edu  or at 704.330.6558, or Jenn Marts at jenn.marts@cpcc.edu  or at 704.330.6824.

 

MAN UP Program Update

MAN UP Team

MAN UP team volunteering at the McCorey YMCA.

The MAN UP program had a busy weekend as the national celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday and President Obama’s inauguration.  On Saturday, Jan. 19, the MAN UP students serviced their community by volunteering at the McCrorey YMCA.  They spend three hours helping the McCrorey YMCA prepared for the annual prayer breakfast.

MAN UP at MLK Breakfast

MAN UP team at MLK Prayer Breakfast

On Monday, January 21, eight students represented CPCC at the 19th Annual MLK Prayer Breakfast. They had the opportunity to meet and interact with various community leaders and spend one on one time with the guest speaker, Chef Jeff Henderson.

MLK Challenge

The MLK Challenge on January 21, 2013, is an annual Service-Learning Center event that celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects and a

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

reflection wrap-up. The day begins with an introduction to Dr. King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.

At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Participants are asked to dress for anything.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. the day of the event in the Student Commons area of the Overcash Building.
Details: MLK Challenge, January 21, 2013; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
To sign up for this event or to learn more please contact Dena Shonts at dena.shonts@cpcc.edu or 704.330.6558, or Jenn Marts at jenn.marts@cpcc.edu  or 704.330.6824.

2012 MLK Challenge a Success

Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, marked another successful Martin Luther King Challenge at CPCC. Students were randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization that they completed by the end of the day. By serving their

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

community, students celebrated the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To read more about the day’s events and personal experiences of participants, please visit the Student Life blog, Student Life Connections.

Student Life Connections is the inside scoop and behind-the-scenes look of what student life is really like at CPCC. Check the blog weekly to learn more about the Office of Student Life, be informed of upcoming events and leadership opportunities and to read about the college experiences of fellow CPCC students.