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AmeriCorps College Guides and Dr. Ebersole

MARIETTA, Ohio (September 18, 2014) – This Fall Semester, Washington State Community College (WSCC) welcomed several new AmeriCorps college guides to assist in different divisions on campus and recently celebrated their 20th anniversary."This is the fifth year that the AmeriCorps College Guides have served on WSCC's campus. These recent college graduates assist our college by providing extra contact and face-to-face time with students and potential students. They promote educational awareness, college access, and help current students succeed, in addition to being role models for civic participation through Service Projects like the Day of Remembrance, throughout the year. In return for their service, they get a small stipend, an educational award, and valuable life experiences and career development that helps them move to the next stage in their lives, which often includes graduate school or a career in higher education," said David Scheimann, Director of Retention, Completion & The Center for Student Success at WSCC.

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Local high school students are working in conjunction with the AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides serving at Washington State Community College (WSCC) to raise donations for the Marietta Community Food Pantry. AmeriCorps members and area high school students in the TRiO Upward Bound program will be going door to door in the Marietta community to collect non-perishable food items. The program will actually begin Monday, January 13th. Households between East Montgomery Street and Putnam Avenue from 2nd Street to North 7th Street will receive informational flyers at their door. Households that receive a flyer are encouraged to leave non-perishable food items out to be collected between 10:00am and 12:00pm on Saturday, January 18th.

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20130923 bookThe Center for Student Success at Washington State Community College (WSCC) has initiated a "Take a Book, Leave a Book" program for students and community members alike. Inspired by the "free little library" movement across the globe, the Center for Student Success has set up an area of bookshelves where students can borrow and exchange a wide selection of popular paperbacks.

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WHAT: The AmeriCorps Ohio College guides and VISTA members at Washington State Community college (WSCC) will be sponsoring a Memorial Service in honor of National Day of Service and Remembrance. Community members, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend the service which will take place on campus by the flag pole at the main entrance. The flag raising ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11th. Donations will be collected for active duty soldiers at the memorial service and during the week of September 8th through September 13th.

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