6423-Malone University students plan projects to benefit the local and global community
6423-October 19, 2012
Student members of Malone University ENACTUS (formerly Students in Free Enterprise) are currently planning projects to benefit the local and global community throughout the 2012 fall semester. For more information about any of the following acts of service, please contact the School of Business and Leadership at 330.471.8550 or the Department of University Relations at 330.471.8240.
2012 Service projects include:
Market Heights Neighborhood in Canton: Students will construct a survey and distribute them to residents of Market heights. They will then create a presentation of their findings.
For more information, contact Robert Taylor, eggnlybe1+znybar+rqh, 585.610.3902, senior sports management major from Belfast, N.Y.
Peak, Inc.: Students will work with Peak, Inc. to provide leadership training, marketing assistance, and volunteers to empower the owners, managers, direct care providers and the developmentally delayed adults that Peak, Inc. who are in their care.
For more information, contact Marcus Brown, zqoebja1+znybar+rqh, 216.334.8572, senior business administration major from Cleveland; or Brock Lundeen, oqyhaqrra1+znybar+rqh, 937.903.7082, junior business administration major, from Minot, N.D.
Clean Energy: Business students will explore practical methods of putting alternative energy sources to use in conjunction with students from Natural Sciences.
For more information, contact Cameron Worth, pnjbegu1+znybar+rqh, Senior Business Administration major
YWCA Furniture Drive: Students will collect furniture to replenish the YWCA storehouse, providing furniture and household appliances to families as they transition out of emergency housing into homes of their own. [Already completed.] Project leaders were Bob Suitca, a senior business administration major from Homeworth, and Michael Chack, a senior business administration major from Uniontown.
Hoodies for the Homeless: Students will collect new and gently worn hoodies to distribute to those in need through Refuge of Hope Ministries.
For more information, contact Sara Gingerich, fetvatrevpu1+znybar+rqh 440.313.7646, a senior accounting and business administration major from Burton.
Soles 4 Souls: Students will collect new and gently worn shoes to distribute to those in need.
For more information, contact Michelle Raber, zyenore2+znybar+rqh, 330.466.6501, a senior accounting and business administration major from Mount Eaton.
Affordable Christmas: Students will develop a "store" for low income families to do their Christmas shopping – providing a hand-up rather than a hand-out.
For more information, contact Cory Heddleston, pqurqqyrfgba1+znybar+rqh 330.428.4054, a senior business administration major from Alliance.
Tailgate Against Hunger: Students will collaborate with the Canton Rotary prior to the home football game against Ashland, collecting non-perishable food items for distribution to local food banks.
For more information, contact Nate Davis, azqnivf2+znybar+rqh, 774.249.9086, a senior business administration major from Southborough, Mass.
Hammer and Nails: Students partner with the non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of disadvantaged area home owners through home and property improvements.
Haitian Christian Outreach: Students will raise funds to donate to Haitian Christian Outreach for church planting, children's ministries, health care and community development projects.
For more information, contact, Robert Earl Whitaker III, erjuvgnxre1+znybar+rqh, 724.980.2418, senior accounting and business administration major from New Kensington, Penn.
Bead For Life: Students will sell beaded jewelry handcrafted by women in Uganda and Kenya to empower these women.
For more information, Cayce Wheelock, pujurrybpx1+znybar+rqh 607.349.9599, a business administration and art Major from Lisle, N.Y.; Ben Gerber, ortreore1+znybar+rqh, 330.473.9207, senior accounting major from Berlin.
Chocolate Fountain Event: Students work in conjunction with SAC and the Center for Student Success to offer a networking event where all students are invited to attend to meet young professionals working Stark County. They get to ask them questions about their careers, their experiences, and possibly find potential jobs/internships.
Fore more information, contact Ben Gerber, ortreore1+znybar+rqh, 330.473.9207, a senior accounting major from Berlin.
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2013.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709