HKUST Service Learning Day, 14-18 April 2011

HKUST Service Learning Day 2011 was held between 14-18 April. The event was officiated by Prof Kar Yan Tam, Associate Provost and Dean of Students with Mr Wayne Chau, Hong Kong Spirit Ambassador 2010 and HKUST Alumnus as the keynote speaker. Two special sharing sessions related to service learning were conducted for faculties and students by Prof Dayle Smith, Visiting Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Management from the University of San Francisco. Altogether, over 700 students, faculties, staff and alumni fanned out to different parts of Hong Kong to serve in 35 service projects, totaling 3,100 service hours. This had exceeded the projected target of 600 in 2012-13.

Service Learning Day 2011 Student Leaders

The Service Learning Day Student Leader Program was first launched in 2011. 8 students from different schools and years of study engaged in the program to initiate service projects and support project coordination. They attended trainings to learn about the service learning model, service project design and project implementation since January 2011. More information regarding the program can be found here.

Kick-off Ceremony of HKUST Service Learning Day 2011

Officiating guests: Prof Kar Yan TAM, Associate Provost & Dean of Students
  Mr CHAU Pui Por, Wayne, Hong Kong Spirit Ambassador, HKUST Alumnus

As the kick-off event of HKUST Service Learning Day 2011, students, staff and representatives of the collaborating organizations from different service activities joined the ceremony to celebrate the start of our annual community service event. Hong Kong Spirit Ambassador, Mr Wayne Chau, shared with us his personal experience on volunteerism and community service. We also took the opportunity to present the Roy To Community Service Award and the SBM Dean's Service Award, and commend outstanding photographers for the Footprint Service Learning Photo Contest.

Date:     14 April 2011 (Thu)
Time:     12:45pm – 1:40pm
Venue:   The Hong Kong Jockey Club Atrium

Date Event / Service
11-18 Apr Heart to Heart - Get Connected Info
16 & 17 Apr 30 Hour Famine 饑饉三十2011.全城饑饉全城愛義工 Info
14 Apr Fun in Science Info
15 Apr 關「深」南昌探訪活動 Info
15 Apr Care for the Homeless Info
15 Apr In Step with Dogs Info
15 Apr House Cleaning for Ronald McDonald House Info
15 & 16 Apr Sakka Foundation Clothing Sales Info
16 Apr 彩虹「耆」妙之旅 Info
16 Apr 郊野行山樂逍遙 Info
16 Apr Fantastic Journey Info
16 Apr English Cracker - Sing a-LONG Info
16 Apr Run & Fun 共融奔Fun樂 Info
16 Apr Soup of Love Info
16 Apr Go for Green 科大扶青綠悠遊 Info
16 Apr Anti-drug Mini Carnival Info
16 Apr Interflow with Carmelian Info
16 Apr Volunteer for Ethnic Minority Youth @HKUST 童行多分享@HKUST Info
16 Apr 樂聚香江 Info
16 Apr 老友記早操會 Info
16 Apr Get Eggcited Info
16 Apr 瞳.看世界 - 相約你在科大 Info
16 & 17 Apr "Paws" for Love Info
16 & 17 Apr The Lasting Smile 留住最尾一刻 Info
16 & 17 Apr Serving in Library Info
16 & 17 Apr 樂活西頁社區服務計劃 - 生庇保育地質公園 - 導賞及遊客服務 Info
17 Apr Volunteering @ Fun Yuen Butterfly Reserve Info
17 Apr Volunteering @ Tree Planting Challenge 綠野先鋒 - 植樹行山挑戰賽義工 Info
17 Apr Love and Care Info
17 Apr Embrace Silence 手舞.聲動 Info
17 Apr English Lounge Info
17 Apr 童遊尋寶在科大 Info
17 Apr 科大新同行 Info
17 Apr 天倫有機同槳日在科大 Info
18 Apr Turkey Run Info