This year's theme is community service: You Got Served, Now Serve Others.
NGO president Robert Egger headlines a list of diverse Sibley Day speakers. Egger is founder and president of the DC Central Kitchen, the country’s first "community kitchen," where food donated by hospitality businesses and farms is used to fuel a nationally recognized culinary arts job training program. He will be speaking on “Rocking Life and Making Change: Championing Innovation for the Greater Good” beginning at 1 p.m. in the Bezemes Family Theater in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
The Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room in Spellmann Center will be hotspot for events as the Philosophy Department will be bringing in Dr. Gregory Beabout to talk about "Institutionalizing a New Humanistic Synthesis: Toward a Business Humanities Approach" from 1-2 p.m. Then from 3-4 p.m. Mark Brickner, branch manager from Robert Half International will speak about how to stand out in an overcrowded job market by marketing yourself effectively during his discussion called "Land Your First Job in a Tough Economy."
Also, former Negro League baseball players George Altman and Sam Taylor will talk about their experiences in the game from 2-3 p.m. in Jelkyl Theater in Roemer Hall. Altman played for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League and with several Major League Baseball teams, including the St. Louis Cardinals. Taylor is a former catcher who also played for the Monarchs.
Want to give back? Find out how at the Sibley Day service fair. Students can talk to representatives from 37 different community nonprofit agencies to find the perfect match for service opportunities.
Why volunteer? Students who are engaged in community service during their college years often earn better grades, demonstrate greater educational gains, and increase their critical thinking skills. We look forward to welcoming the agencies that provide volunteer opportunities in our community.
The Nick of Time Players will be performing an improv show at the J. Scheidegger Center's Emerson Black Box Theater from 3-4 p.m.
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