[Currentcse] Fw: Opportunity for your graduating students

Hutchinson, Theodore hutchint at ohio.edu
Thu Feb 22 08:11:16 EST 2018


For those of you graduating...


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Theo Jansen Hutchinson, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Critical Studies in Educational Foundations, Program Coordinator
Director, Undergraduate Diversity Studies Certificate
McCracken Hall 302U, Ohio University
Athens, OH  45701
Email: hutchint at ohio.edu

Pronouns: Preference to use name; or he, him, his
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Dear Ohio University Staff,



Do you currently have students who are looking for meaningful opportunities after graduation?



Do they want to stay close to Athens and give back to the community?



Advise them to look into COMCorps, an AmeriCorps program housed in OHIO’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. COMCorps members serve approximately 38 hours each week in Athens or Washington County, serving at schools, local nonprofits and government agencies.



In return for 1,700 hours of service, members receive a $13,732 living allowance, a $5,920 education award that can be used for past federal loan debt or future educational expenses, and life-changing experiences.



Quotes from recent members include:



“I’ve learned how to become a leader in the work environment. People looked to me for answers, and it made me more confident in my leadership ability.”

~Sammy Jones

OHIO Alumna ‘15

Communications Bachelors

Scripps College of Communication



“Before COMCorps, my world was at the University. Now, I feel connected to the county of Athens and that I’ve truly made an impact.”

~Briana Karl

OHIO Alumna ‘16

Geography Masters

College of Arts and Sciences



“I’ve always valued the power of empathy and understanding, but now I have the problem-solving skills to be able to create change when someone reaches out for help.”

~Emily Quesinberry

Virginia Tech Alumna ‘15

Human Nutrition Food and Exercise



During their year of service, members GIVE their talents, GROW themselves and SERVE the region TOGETHER as part of a 24-member corps.



COMCorps makes for a great gap year, a way to gain professional experience or a safe place for those graduating who aren’t sure about their next step.



If you are interested in having a current member present to a class or organization, we’d be happy to connect. Reach out to COMCorps Member Coordinator Eric Long longe at ohio.edu<mailto:longe at ohio.edu> or 740-593-0171.



Help them stay a Bobcat and give back to a community that gave so much to them. Our application is currently live and can be found by visiting   https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/community-health/commun ity-clinic/programs/comcorps.cfm<https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/community-health/
community-clinic/programs/comcorps.cfm>



#JoinCOMCorps



Lauren Borovicka

Program Manager

COMCorps, an AmeriCorps Program

Phone: (740) 593-2293   Fax: (740) 566-8101

GIVE. GROW. SERVE. TOGETHER. #COMCorpsGGST

borovick at ohio.edu <mailto:borovick at ohio.edu> - Visit us on Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/COMCorps> - Visit our Website <https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/community-health/
community-clinic/programs/comcorps.cfm>



OHIO UNIVERSITY Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Community Health Programs

015 Grosvenor Hall

1 Ohio University

Athens, Ohio 45701

The best student-centered learning experience in America

http://www.ohio.edu/medicine<https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/community-health/
community-clinic/programs/comcorps.cfm>


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