Post Tagged with: "Wealth and Poverty"

Wealth & Poverty | Intern Helps Find Services for Patients at Risk

Wealth & Poverty | Intern Helps Find Services for Patients at Risk

By Chloe Wooster ’19 Junior in Social Work and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty My internship experience at Charleston Area Medical Center has developed my perception of the role of social services in a health-care setting and has solidified my passion for the […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:42 amIn Class

Wealth & Poverty | Intern Finds Two Pieces of Wisdom

Angela Green working with her friends at a REMERGE picnic.

By Angela Green ’19 Junior in Social Work and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Multi-colored lawn chairs, fold-up tables and benches, and food are hoisted by neighbor’s hands out of the truck to the park. Greetings fill the air as we gather again […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:37 amNews

Wealth & Poverty | Internship Shows Realities of Housing Insecurity

Kees Vande Stadt at his internship in Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society is a nonprofit organization in East Camden, NJ.

By Kees Vande Stadt ’19 Junior in Geography and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society is a nonprofit organization based out of East Camden, NJ, a place where affordable housing and poverty have been and still are major issues. Saint […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:02 amNews

Wealth and Poverty | Students Reflect on School Supplies Drive

Wealth and Poverty | Students Reflect on School Supplies Drive

The Wealth and Poverty Theme ran its spring School Supplies Drive from March 20 to April 22, 2017.  Students of CAS 2300x Themes in Action: Wealth and Poverty and T3 4400 Seminar in Wealth and Poverty, along with several Wealth and Poverty faculty members, placed donation boxes across campus.  This […]

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April 27, 2017 at 5:50 pmNews

Students Take a Look at Temperance & Taverns in Southeastern Ohio’s History

Stevie Putnam in costume at the Spirits of the Little Cities: Temperance & Taverns, the 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day in October 2016.

Delving into the region’s Appalachian history for a presentation topic, Stevie Putnam ’18 chose to present a poster on the “Social Role of Drinking in Appalachia” as her class participated at the 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day. The theme for the event was “Spirits of the Little […]

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April 20, 2017 at 3:35 pmIn Class News

Terman and Students Use Local Mining Towns as Classroom

Wes Gilkey

Dr. Rachel Terman, John Winnenberg, and Ohio University students Toshia Edge and Wes Gilkey ’18 spoke about service learning, local organizations partnering with the university, and the Little Cities of Black Diamonds micro-region—a series of remnant local mining towns in Southeastern Ohio—as a classroom. Their presentation was As part of […]

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April 20, 2017 at 3:25 pmIn Class News

Wealth and Poverty | Research Talk on Faith, Aid, and Global Governance, April 5

Jonathan Agensky

The Wealth and Poverty theme is hosting a research talk, given by Dr. Jonathan Agensky (Political Science),  on “Faith, Aid and Global Governance” on Wednesday, April 5, at noon in Baker 231. This event is co-sponsored with the African Studies program. Agensky’s talk is open to the public, and light […]

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April 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents