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Volunteer Services hosts 'Chill Out' global warming webcast

By Jennifer Lilly
Assistant Director of Volunteer Services, Inclusion and Community Engagement Center

(April 15, 2008)--UTSA Volunteer Services will host a webcast, "Chill Out: Campus Solutions to Global Warming" at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 16 in the University Center Denman Room (2.01.28). The free event is sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation and will feature winning examples of energy conservation projects from campuses across the country.

The webcast will recognize campuses and campus leaders for their efforts to solve global warming issues. The broadcast will feature the schools that won a recent competition, discussions and the winning YouTube entries.

Through energy efficiency, renewable energy, habitat restoration and awareness projects, campuses are leading the way. Read more at the Chill Out Web site.

UTSA community members can help with volunteer projects to help clean up our environment. Thanks go to all of the volunteers who participated in the 2008 United to Serve Program. UTSA volunteers staffed 11 projects with approximately 250 volunteers. Participants received a United to Serve t-shirt and an invitation to the United to Serve Volunteer Appreciation Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, April 16.

United to Serve is a University of Texas System volunteer initiative involving students, administrators, faculty and staff in an effort to engage and mobilize thousands of community volunteers. The event is open to UTSA community members who want to give back to the community by volunteering at various locations in the San Antonio area.

Read more about projects and how to sign up at the UTSA United to Serve Web site.

For more information about volunteering, contact the Inclusion and Community Engagement Center at (210) 458-4770.

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