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ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships

The $100 Solution Faculty and Staff Training takes place February 9th 12-4pm at the ALIVE Center.Volunteer finish picking vegetables at the Food for All Community GardenStudents use The $100 Solution in partnership with New Beginnings Therapeutic RidingFaculty participate in Public Scholar Network and public scholarship workshopsCommunity Partnership Funds - Community Weaving CooperativeThe Community Resource wall is available for individuals to stop by the ALIVE Center to obtain brochures. WKU Bonner Leaders volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Hardin CountyHill House student listening to an Army recruiting at a Career Fair hosted for high school students.

 The $100 Solution Faculty/Staff Training

The ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships cordially invites faculty and staff to The $100 Solution™ spring 2015 training.  This training is for faculty or staff interested in utilizing The $100 Solution™ service-learning model in their courses or with student organizations. Two hundred students have participated  in courses at WKU each year that utilize The $100 Solution™ as a service-learning tool. Students apply their course concepts in real-world settings by partnering with the community to solve a problem or address  need.

The $100 Solution™ Faculty and Staff training will take place on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the ALIVE Center from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm with lunch provided.  This training will allow interested individuals to become certified faculty and staff in The $100 Solution™ program. The $100 Solution™ is a popular and effective service-learning tool at WKU, and it is a leading model utilized around the world. Register by January 31, 2015.  You learn more about  The $100 Solution™ on our website.   

If you have any questions about the training, please contact Lauren Cunningham at


 Register online



Community Partnership Funds Deadline February 16th


Community Partnership Funds (CPF) is a funding program that provides the opportunity for faculty, staff, students, or members of the community to implement campus and community partnership projects that address social issues locally and abroad. CPFs support public problem-solving through service-learning, community development or community-based research.


Next deadline: February 16th at 11:59pm

Community-Based Research Track - Up to $2,000

Community Development Track - Up to $1,000

Service-Learning Track - Up to $500

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