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Deignan Intergenerational Service Award
At the annual Celebration of Service on April 22, 2014, Pamella Saffer & Andrew Cavan received the Deignan Intergenerational Community Service Award for their service and leadership in the Garden for All Ages
Summer Session Registration for Older Students
Summer Session I - May 27 - July 3
Thurs., May 22: Go to DGCE (Dept. of Graduate and Continuing Education), Admin. Building, 4th floor, A401.  Get course listings, fill in forms. 
Register 1-3 p.m., Registrar's Office, A107.
Summer Session II - July 7 - Aug. 15
Wed., July 2: Same procedure as Session I.
Opportunities for Older Students to be "part of the action"....
WSU older students are encouraged to share their experience and skills with traditional students in unique learning opportunities including but not limited to:
English Language Learner Tutoring
Hunger Awareness and Outreach (HOT)
A Garden for All Ages
Please call or visit the IUI office for more information: Sullivan 134, 508-929-8900.
ELL (English Language Learner) Tutoring Program
Students may register to tutor for credit!
Register for UR-440-01 to tutor on the WSU campus Wednesdays, 11:30-12:20 or
Register for UR-440-02 to tutor at 425 Pleasant St., Worcester on Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Register for UR-440-03 to tutor Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 a.m. at NU Cafe, 335 Chandler St., Worc. 
Training provided.  For information, please contact Dannielle Morrow at dmorrow@worcester.edu or leave a message at 508-929-8978.
Know anyone who needs help putting food on the table? Refer them to:
SNAP is the Supplemental Nutirition Assistance Program, fomerly know as food stamps.  Some college students may be eligible.  The SNAP office is located in the Urban Studie Department (Room S129D).  Hunger Outreach Team (HOT) members are available for appointments and will check voice mail messages.  IF YOU NEED HELP PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE at 508-929-8957.
Visit the SNAP benefit website at: http://www.mass.gov/snap


Fall Semester Orientation for First Time Older Students
Thursday, August 28th. 11:30-12:00
Ghosh Science and Technology Building 
ST 102 
Further details TBA
WSU is an "Age-integrated" Campus
You are welcome and invited to attend all public events on the WSU campus.  See the WSU calendar:
WSU generously offers free courses (on a space available basis) to MA residents age 60 and older.  Free tuition, no fees.  You must register in person and provide proof of age and residency to receive a tuition waiver. 
Celebrate 30 years sof WSU offering free tuition courses to MA residents 60 and older - 1983-2013!  Events are planned throughout the year, details will be on the WSU calendar.
Links of Interest:
  Generations United (GU)
  Journal of Intergenerational Relationships
  AARP of Massachusetts
  Commonwealth Corps Calendar
  Social Capital Blog
  Govenor Patrick to Create State Volunteer Corps
  Commonwealth Corps Newsletter
  Commonwealth Corps

Contact Us:

  Urban Institute
  Worcester State University
  486 Chandler Street
  Worcester, MA  01602

  Office Location:
  Room 134

  Office Hours:
  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  Monday - Friday




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