Archive for the ‘Ann Tobin’ Category

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free” ~ Frederick Douglas

Monday, September 8th

September is National Literacy Month. Used in this context, literacy refers to the ability to read and write. Why does literacy have an entire month devoted to it on the national level? According to dosomething.org (https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-literacy-america) “1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read.” Appreciating the fact that you are […]

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, December 16th

In this season of giving, the gift of time spent helping others will be greatly appreciated. The Center for Service-Learning at IU East is a gateway for finding opportunities for service in our community, and December is full of possibilities!  Please contact iueastsl@iue.edu or 765.973.8470 to connect with a project that will help those in […]

Small Things

Monday, December 3rd

Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things. ~ Bruce Barton  What’s smaller than a dwarf, tends to be a “cautious homebody”(unless there is some Tookish blood), wears bright colors but seldom wears shoes over furry feet, likes to laugh and eat […]

It’s Not too Late!

Monday, November 5th

It’s not too late to be an informed voter! And, if you are reading this after 6:00 p.m. on November 6, you will be plenty early for the next election!   Why do I vote? Even if people tell me that my vote doesn’t really matter, I know that my voting does. I vote, primarily, […]

Hispanic Heritage Month

Monday, September 17th

September 15 – October 15, 2012 *Art Exhibits * Service Learning * Film * Poetry * Visiting Authors* National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed in America each year, from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and […]