‘Canes for a Change Week

Canes for a Change 2017

One of the most exciting times of the year for the Butler Center for Service and Leadership is 'Canes for a Change Week! Through this week-long event, you will be introcued to all of the various opportunities that you will have to engage in service and leadership experiences during your time at the U. From meeting community partners to networking with current student organization leaders to finding ways to connect service to in-class room experiences, there is something for everyone during 'Canes for a Change Week.

Monday, September 11th – National Day of Service and Remembrance 9/11 Memorial | 2PM-2:30PM | The Rock Plaza

Since 2002, the University of Miami has hosted a memorial service that allows the university community to reflect together on the events that took place on September 11, 2001. 

Tuesday, September 12th – The Perfect Blend Civic Scholars Coffee Hour | 10AM-11AM | Shalala Student Center Vista Room

If you are someone that is looking to connect your in-classroom experiences to your passion for contributing to your local community, then you need to check out The Perfect Blend Civic Scholars Coffee Hour. This program will give you a chance to mingle with the program coordinator and current Civic Scholars while enjoying a great cup of coffee. 

Wednesday, September 13th – Butler Center BBQ and Involvement Fair | 11AM-2PM | The Rock Plaza and Breezeway

A ‘Canes for a Change Week staple, the Butler Center BBQ and Involvement Fair provides you the opportunity to learn about involvement and service opportunities from Butler Center student organizations and Community Partners. Don't miss out on delicious Shorty's BBQ and free giveaways!

Thursday, September 14th Chill Out with the Butler Center | 6PM-7PM | Shalala Student Center Moss Terrace

If you're looking for a way to plug into leadership opportunities early on in your time at UM, check out Chill Out with the Butler Center! During this ice cream social, you will have the chance to discuss upcoming leadership and involvement opportunities with current Butler Center student organization leaders. 

Friday, September 15th – First Year Fridays | 1PM-3PM | Butler Center for Service and Leadership

Interact with current Butler Center employees and learn all about what the Butler Center has to offer you as a student! At every First Year Friday, there will be treats and giveaways. 

For more information on any of the 'Canes for a Change Week programs, contact the Butler Center at 305-284-4483 or at leadandserve@miami.edu