Latest Service-learning Stories

2010-08-03 08:45:00

UnitedHealth HEROES grants support youth-led solutions to childhood obesity WASHINGTON, Aug.

2010-01-25 14:05:00

In the news release, Microsoft and the Corporation for National and Community Service Launch New Initiative to Promote Student Leadership in the Classroom, issued 25-Jan-2010 by Microsoft Corp.

2010-01-25 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Microsoft Corp.

2009-11-18 10:00:00

$50,000 available to children and youth to implement Global Youth Service Day events. WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-11-05 14:00:00

GoToServiceLearning.org offers free and field-tested service-learning lesson plans WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-09-24 08:00:00

Co-Founder & CEO Philippe Cousteau Joined by President Bill Clinton and Grammy Award Winner Usher Raymond IV to Announce Unprecedented Service Learning Program Reaching Millions of U.S. Middle and High School Students NEW YORK, Sept.

2009-06-23 13:30:00

Service Learning Approach Supports President Obama's Goals of Youth Service and Meets Technology Needs of Teachers and Non-Profit Leaders SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporation for National and Community Service today announced a collaborative initiative with Microsoft Corp.'s U.S.

2009-04-23 14:14:00

More than 1,800 projects registered for Global Youth Service Day WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of children and youth all over the world will participate in volunteer and service activities as part of the 21st Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) on April 24-26, 2009. During GYSD, the largest service event in the world and an initiative of Youth Service America (YSA), young people will participate in and facilitate projects with families, schools, community and...

2009-03-09 10:54:00

Youth Service America, UnitedHealth Group Name Youth as 'First Responders' in the Escalating Childhood Obesity Crisis WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to address the growing childhood obesity epidemic, Youth Service America (YSA) and UnitedHealth Group are supporting youth-led projects that focus on healthy lifestyles by awarding the UnitedHealth HEROES service-learning grants.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.