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Loyola Andalucia University signs agreement with Entreculturas InteRed and Claver to promote solidarity and volunteer services

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SEVILLA, Spain.
On November 19, the President of Loyola Andalucía University, Gabriel Pérez Alcalá; the regional coordinator of  Western Andalusia’s Entreculturas Foundation, Roxana Rosales; the delegate of InteRed in Andalucía Foundation, Consuelo Millán; and the president of Claver Volunteer Association, José Yruela, signed a collaboration agreement to promote the development of Volunteer and Service Learning activities at the University during the 2014-2015 academic year.

 Professors M. Luz Ortega and Ignacio Sepúlveda coordinate the volunteer and Service Learning programs, in collaboration with the Department of Evto serve the poor.

Thanks to the signing of these agreements, the Volunteer Service Department offers the opportunity to collaborate with these entities, with which the University shares the same ideals and mission, as well as with other institutions such as ETEA Foundation for Development and Cooperation, the Food Bank, Caritas, and the Time Bank.

The Volunteer Service Departments has launched a course on Introduction to University Volunteering, with the enrollment of 48 students, on both campuses of the University.  Through the courses on “Humanism and Basic Ethics” and “Law, Politics and Society” service learning opportunities are being offered.  There are 23 students from Cordoba and Seville doing service learning in three social organizations. 

Source: Europa Press
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