CAST 2018-2019 Five-Star Friday Activities

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  • October 26, 2018
    Community Issues and Civic Awareness: Why Is It Important?
    A panel of local city and county representatives will discuss current community issues and why civic engagement is important.
    10 a.m. to Noon
    Location: Tommy Evans Lounge, 373 Carroll Street

  • November 16, 2018
    Direction Home Training and Resource Fair
    CAST and the College of Health Professions will collaborate with Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities to host a training session focused on gerontology, as well as providing a resource fair for services and staffing needs for the aging population.
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Quaker Square
  • February 1, 2019
    Battered Women's Shelter Bus Trip
    CAST and the College of Health Professions will arrange a bus trip to the Battered Women's Shelter in Akron. Once on site, students will receive an overview training on domestic violence and provide volunteer services to the shelter's residents.
    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Location: Off Campus

  • February 15, 2019
    Akron Snow Angels Field Trip
    CAST and the College of Health Professions will arrange a trip to the Akron Snow Angels, who provide items and services, such as coats, clothing, blankets, and warm meals to the homeless in the Akron area. Students will collect resources for the homeless and assist with food and clothing distribution.
    Time and Location: Off Campus

  • February 22, 2019
    Stop, Assess, Support: An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
    In an effort with the Autism Society of Greater Akron, CAST and the College of Health Professionals will offer a training session for students on autism awareness and why it is so important to first responders and health care providers working with patients/clients on the autism spectrum.
    9 a.m. to Noon
    Student Union Theater
  • Spring Break Week
    Habitat for Humanity Alternative Spring Break Opportunities
    Time and Location: TBA