Canale interns share their experiences

  • on 9 Dec 2012
  • McGriff Alumni House

Canale interns (for community service and leadership) will speak at the McGriff Alumni House. These students will talk about their year-long service projects in Sewanee and the surrounding communities and share what they learned through their experiences, focusing on both the outward impact on the people they serve and the impact on their personal lives. Light refreshments will be provided.

This semester's Canale interns and their projects are:

  • Al Avery, C'13 - Volunteer coordinator for free medical clinics
  • Trey Burdick, C'15 - High school entrepreneurial challenge at SAS
  • Adams Conrad, C'13 - "Well-Directed Curiosity" mentoring at Sewanee Elementary
  • Rachel Dunn-Rankin, C'13 - Tracy City Elementary LEAPS after-school program
  • Cate Hargrove, C’15 - EYES after-school program in South Pittsburg
  • Watson Hartsoe, C'13 - Youth Empowerment Initiative with high school students
  • Lauren Joca, C'13 - Food with Friends (traveling soup kitchen) coordinator
  • Mary Ottley, C'15 - Blue Monarch intern and SWEEC (Sewanee Women Engaging and Empowering Community) coordinator
  • Thomas Sanders, C'13 - Creativity workshop organizer at Coalmont Elementary and Tracy City Elementary
  • Eileen Schaeffer, C' 13 - Center for Religion and Environment intern working with St. Mary's convent
  • John Stiefel, C'13 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • Liz Verity, C'13 - Mentoring and tutoring at Grundy County High School

The Canale internship is a local service corps that provides resources to give University students the opportunity to implement service-oriented, semester-long projects in the community. Student interns generally work 8 hours a week on their project, and are encouraged to recruit student volunteers to participate in ongoing outreach initiatives.