April 10—14 Annual Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase
William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion recipients
Bachelor’s medallion recipients:
- Elliot Dunbar, Greencastle
- Taylor Parker, Marion
- Rosie Tarlton, Anderson
Master’s medallion recipients:
- Kinga Zsofia Horvath, Pécs, Hungary
- Mohamed Merzoug, Carmel
April 13—2018 IUPUI Top 100 Students Recognition DinnerThe top 100 junior and senior students at IUPUI will be honored.
Rosie Tarlton, B.A. ’18, was selected as an IUPUI Top 100 student.
April 23—Dynamic Diversity Awards Reception
Two of our Ph.D. students, Dana Doan and Tiara Dungy were honored for their hard work with regards to the Implicit Bias workshop that they coordinated as part of the Chancellor’s initiative to make our campus more welcoming. Our school is so proud of their commitment to diversity and positive change to IUPUI’s culture.
Dynamic Diversity is a program created via a partnership between the IU School of Social Work and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and is funded by the IUPUI Welcoming Campus Innovation Fund. The Dynamic Diversity Project provided funding for diversity related events which brought together IUPUI students and community organizations. Dynamic Diversity also provided scholarship funding to students from diverse backgrounds. The reception was an opportunity to celebrate the work of the students and community partners who participated in this initiative.
Liesel Jaeger, B.A. ’18, was named a Chancellor’s Scholar.
April 27—IUPUI Division of Undergraduate Education Spring Awards Convocation
First-Year Seminar Outstanding Student Honoree Acknowledgement
Our student who was honored is Arriana Rainwater.
She is one of our majors and was a student in Pamela Clark’s freshman seminar class. She completed an outstanding electronic personal development plan (e-portfolio) for the course.
Erica Gould, B.A. student
Assistant Site Director at New Britton Elementary
“Not only does Erica do a great job in her duties as an assistant site director, she has developed a passion for fundraising due to her involvement with the Y and our annual campaign. Erica leads our staff ‘ask’ on the Northside, is a community campaigner and this year, she has added the role of campaign captain for the North region to her plate. Erica provides resources and leadership to our entire team of site staff. In addition, Erica leads the fundraising efforts for her site goal. Erica met the site goal of $1,600.00 with one event this year, and her site was the first to goal for our entire center!”
April 9-13—National Student Employee Appreciation Week
April 23—Senior Capstone Showcase
Instructed by Professor Tyrone Freeman, the spring 2018 PHST P450 class shared their work completed in pursuit of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philanthropic Studies with an inspiring showcase of artifacts from their High Impact Practices curriculum. Graduating seniors presented their e-portfolios and share plans for what’s next.
April 23—Career Leadership Preparedness Workshop: Connecting Through Effective Communication
Presenter: John Lippincott
CASE President Emeritus
Of Counsel Consultant, Marts & Lundy
Ethos, Pathos, Logos: Ancient Wisdom and Contemporary Communication - effective communication is, arguably, the single-most important skill for professionals working in the non-profit sector. Positive working relationships with both the beneficiaries and the benefactors of non-profit organizations are driven by thoughtfully and purposefully crafted messages, both written and oral. Using Aristotle’s rhetorical framework, this workshop will offer ideas both ancient and contemporary for communicating persuasively in the current communications environment.
- April 9-10—Indiana Afterschool Network in Indianapolis
- April 12-13—2018 Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership Conference, Washington D.C.
- April 15-18—AFP International, New Orleans, LA
- April 18—Jefferson Awards Ceremony, Indianapolis, IN
- April 21—Starfish Mega Event, IUPUI
Philanthropy Research Workshop
April 9—Brian Goldstein, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Swarthmore College
"Community Empowerment and the Built Environment: Lessons from Harlem"
April 17—Leilah Vevaina, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
"Shifting Modes of Giving and Their Effects on Community Preservation: Some Insights from Mumbai"
Faculty Activities, Awards, and Publications
April 2—Panel conversation with Diana Aviv, Les Lenkowsky, and Gene Tempel (for students)
April 5—Lehn Benjamin gave a talk at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration in Chicago, IL.
April 11-12—Dwight Burlingame, professor of philanthropic studies and Glenn Family Chair in Philanthropy, was the guest on the Morning Fill Up at the Rapid City, SD Garage. The evening before he was the dinner guest with a diverse group of community leaders. At the morning coffee with about 120 residents from around western South Dakota a conversation was held focusing on the role of philanthropy in the community. The event is sponsored by The Numad Group, led by Matt Elhman, Ph.D. ’18, and the Bush Foundation. The morning concluded with an interview with South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
April 13—CASE Indiana Spring Conference
"Calling all Colleagues: Engaging Faculty and Staff Donors"
GeneTempel and Genevieve Shaker
Robert Bringle, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Philanthropic Studies, IUPUI, received notice of his second Fulbright grant. It is a Global Scholar Fulbright that will take him to Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore during May, 2018; Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain in September, 2018; and Vrije University Amsterdam during October, 2019. The work is focused on faculty and curricular development to institutionalize service learning.
Marjorie A. Lyles, Ph.D., affiliate faculty, is the incoming President of the Academy of International Business (AIB).
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