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Students recognized for making diversity a priority

Northwest Asian Weekly

“Another senior from Garfield, Chinese American Alexander Ching has contributed more than 100 hours of volunteer work at the UW Medical Center. He participates in various community service activities and is also a member of the Student Conservation Association. Ching hopes to study...Read more

Going Half-Way

The Non-Profit Times

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) allows high school and college students on conservation projects, like restoring national parks and urban green spaces, across the country. The Charlestown, N.H.-based organization has the students send personal, handwritten thank-you letters to mid-...Read more

Richmond teens learn about Rosie the Riveter through creation of documentary

Oakland Tribune

Many women entered the work force for the first time in the 1940s, filling factory jobs vacated by men fighting in World War II. The ladies...Read more

Conversations with Gardner: Seeking internships

The Arbiter Online

Hanging in the Communication Building, a flyer for conservation internships directs students to graduate teaching assistant Wayne Rysavy.

As an alumnus of the Student Conservation Association, he informs students of various opportunities available to them through ...Read more

Volunteers clean up the Potomac River

WTOP

Text By Michelle Basch, WTOP Radio, Photo by SCA


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Subcommittee On National Parks, Forests And Public Lands Legislative Hearing On H.R. 1612

House Committee On Natural Resources

SCA President Dale Penny and SCA Alum Marcus Hendricks spoke at the hearing. Highlights include Marcus relating the story of recruiting his sister to volunteer with SCA, and choosing volunteering with SCA, instead of earning money to buy a new iPod.

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Old School Stimulus

The New Yorker

As a teen-ager, when I lived outside of Washington D.C., I went backpacking with friends along the Appalachian Trail, which runs from Maine to Georgia. Every ten miles or so the white blazes that mark the main trail would intersect with blue blazes leading off to roughly constructed but reliably...Read more

Student Conservation Association Teams Up With "Green is Universal" For National "Green Your School" Contest

Press Release

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. - (Business Wire) Today, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) announced the launch of a national “Green Your School” contest, funded by the NBC Universal Foundation in connection with NBC Universal’s Green initiative, “Green is Universal.” The contest urges students...Read more

Public Lands Service Bill To Promote Culture Of Public Service - H.R. 1612

Washington, DC - In order to help repair and restore our nation’s public lands while employing and training thousands of young Americans and promoting a culture of public service, U.S. Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) introduced the Public Lands Service Corps...Read more

Public Lands Service Bill To Promote Culture Of Public Service - H.R. 1612

Washington, DC - In order to help repair and restore our nation’s public lands while employing and training thousands of young Americans and promoting a culture of public service, U.S. Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) introduced the Public Lands Service Corps...Read more

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