Project Managers: Caroline Hesterman email@example.com,
Kristina Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Vanderkolk email@example.com
Dance Marathon is a fundraising campaign for Children's Miracle Network where students plan an end-of-campaign festivity to celebrate all the funds raised through the campaign and to support children with terminal illnesses. At the end of the year event, students celebrate by standing on their feet for 8 hours to represent children with terminal illnesses that cannot take a break. The celebration includes food, games, dancing, inflatables, miracle families and stories, and much more.
Project Managers: Lindsay Kasmer firstname.lastname@example.org
Drew Miller email@example.com
Brittany Pease firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Work Director: Haley Cohee email@example.com
Project email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Defiance Cares Free Clinic is a collaboration among Mercy Defiance Hospital, ProMedica
Defiance Regional Hospital, Mercy Defiance Clinic, and Defiance College. The clinic
offers free primary health care to residents of Defiance County who either do not
have medical insurance or have an annual deductible greater then $5000. Students
run the behind-the-scenes logistics of the clinic while also having opportunities
to gain professional experience by shadowing the nurses, physicians, and social workers
who volunteer their time.
Project Managers: Genelle Castro email@example.com,
Jillian Crowell firstname.lastname@example.org,
Beth Pienoski email@example.com
The Backpack Buddy Program is a food program for children on the free/reduced food program of Defiance County to receive supplemental food on the weekends during the school year. Different groups, organizations, and community members stuff all of the backpacks each week and then the backpacks are delivered to each of the six public elementary schools within the Defiance County.
Project Managers: Katie Haydett firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe Hilton email@example.com
DC Art Box is a small, mobile fair trade organization that makes connections and partnerships with artists in foreign countries to sell the foreign goods at a fair price. Currently, DC Artbox has made connections with artisans in countries in which the McMaster School Fellows & Scholars program has traveled.
President: Jeremy Martin firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Tory Savage email@example.com
DCPC Solutions is a small computer services business where digital forensic students offer computer services to the community grounded on free will donation. DCPC provides computer repair/malware removal, upgrades, education, and networking services.
Project Managers: Emily Denhard firstname.lastname@example.org
Amber Moomey email@example.com,
Susie Stoepfel firstname.lastname@example.org
DC Recycling controls most of the recycling on campus to help make the campus a greener environment. The project is housed within the resident halls where the DCR team picks up recycling from the residents; then all recycling is sorted through and taken to the local recycling center in Defiance.
Project Managers: Lornette Lynch email@example.com
Creating Defiance is small graphic design studio where graphic design students offer graphic design services to small businesses and non-profit organizations. Graphic design students in this project have the opportunity to create logos, marketing materials and much more for local and national organizations and companies.
Project Managers: Emily Lambert firstname.lastname@example.org
Catlyn Pavel email@example.com
The Hench Autism Herb Project is collaboration between the Hench Autism Unit students and the DC students where the project team grows, dries, and sells herbs. A variation of herbs is grown for cooking uses while the group learns about the entire process.
Project Managers: Jade Spangler firstname.lastname@example.org
Brittany Van Auken email@example.com
READ@DC is a Reading Engagement and Development Center for children ages K-12. READ@DC provides assessment/diagnosis services; remediation in reading and writing; and tutoring in reading and writing by DC trained pre-service teachers. This program is designed to improve literacy for individuals within the Defiance County.