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SLICE (Student Leaders in Civic Engagement)

 

 The SLICE Program through the Center for Civic Engagement is designed for students are passionate about a community issue and would like to take on a leadership role to address that issue. Participants create awareness related to the issue and can hold a service event. Participants develop partnerships with members of the community and other Westminster students and faculty. They will also develop leadership skills and reflect about their service.  Funding will be issued to participants to help fund their initiatives.

Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year.

Review the requirements form and submit an application to get started.

Overview of Requirements:

  • Submit a SLICE application.
  • Carry out your project in conjunction with a nonprofit community organization.
  • Throughout your project, communicate with the coordinator(s).
  • Submit a budget outline at the beginning of your project and at the end of your project.
  • Submit a reflection paper along with your time sheet and any pictures at the end of your project.

Criteria:

  • Identify an issue affecting your community.
  • Develop a project in order to address the issue and positively affect your community.
  • Create a plan, timeline, budge, and set goals for your project.
  • Attend an orientation meeting the program directors.
  • Attend a reflection reception at the end of each semester you participate in SLICE.
  • Write a short reflection paper after completing your project.

Budget/Additional Information

  • A maximum of $500 can be provided to help fund you project.
  • The budget can only be spent on items relevant to the project.
  • You will have access to resources at the CCE (campus wide emailing, networking, etc.).
  • You will gain a variety of skills in leadership, communication, collaboration, and social responsibility.

 

Visit us in the Center for Civic Engagement in the Bassis Center or
email us for more information at civicengagement@westminstercollege.edu.