2012 Servant Leadership Projects

This group developed and facilitated a sports workshop for kids ages 8-10

This OR group made and distributed Easter Baskets for Campbellsville Elementary School Afterschool Program, "Wings Express".

The CU students worked with Taylor County Elementary School's After school program, Cardinal Station and helped the students with homework. They also taught the Giraffe Lessons about sticking your neck out for other people and being a servant leader.

These students went to Cardinal Station, Taylor County Elementary School to play with kids.  The female students did activities with the girls and the male students played different sports with the boys.

CU students conducted a Bible Drive in partnership with Kentucky Heartland Outreach (KHO). The class organized the project by contacting local churches and bringing bibles from their hometowns. The main purpose of the Bible Drive was to have enough Bibles donated so that KHO will have Bibles for clients they serve this summer.

These students created and produced a video for the New Life Center.

CU students teamed with Dr. Kessler's FYE class to plant a rain garden beside the log cabin located across the street from Financial Aid. They used plants native to this region of Kentucky.

This class of CU students led two main events: presenting a rain garden/rain barrel presentation to a group of students in the gifted-and-talented program at Campbellsville Middle School and an Earth Day Celebration/Event in which the class planted shrubs on campus. The Earth Day Event included Mrs. Brenda Tungate's FYE Part II OR 110 section, a class from a local elementary school and city officials.

Students went to the Galilean Home in Casey County. They fed the people who live there as well as doing a skit, making crafts, and singing with the people residents. 

CU students learned that part of community oriented policing is spending time with residents as a servant leader.  Students enjoyed fellowship with the residents of Grandview Nursing Home.

These creative students held a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. The dinner theater was a fundraiser for a CU student whose home was badly damaged by a tornado.  The students also performed the show at the Bluegrass Nursing Home.

Partnered with the TC Animal Shelter 

CU Students partnered with the Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet's Department of Parks. The students worked with the Green River Lake State Park Multi-Use Trail committee and served by providing trail maintenance.

These leaders went each week to Grandview Nursing Home visiting praying with residents.  Friendships were made and this positive experience has been a blessing to the residents.

CU students worked with Taylor County High School and Campbellsville High School giving presentations teaching lessons about sticking out your necks for others as part of the “Giraffe Project”. The students also hosted an Easter Celebration with inflatable’s, games, devotion, and Easter egg scavenger hunt for the children. They provided backpacks to the parents of the students filled with fun items to do with their kids. 

Here CU students worked with the Campbellsville and Taylor County Head Start Program kids.  The students worked with the 3 and 4 year olds, getting in the water with them, playing and helping the kids get used to the water.

This leadership class worked in ESL activities with Latino natives and visited Grandview Nursing Home once weekly to entertain the elderly with Bingo games and student produced musical jam sessions.

The class served to the Gosser Fine Arts Center, organizing and repairing equipment used by all university ensemble members. This project affected all Campbellsville University students, faculty, and the community organizations who use the fine arts center.

Green River Animal Shelter in Adair Co.

These OR students tutored in math at Taylor County Middle School's afterschool program, The Cardinal Connection.

This class participated with Mt. Gilead Church to host the Agape Shop, where members from the local community can shop for needed items for free.  They served 50-100 community members.

These student servant leaders worked with the CU club Green Minds by assisting with the development of the green space. The students planted trees and bushes, laid a stone walking path, planted grass, dug a rain garden, and erected a bird house.

Students in this class supported the Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center in Campbellsville, by learning about the agency and touring its facility, painting the center’s most common gathering space, cleaning the agency bathroom removing old wallpaper, and organizing baby items for the “HOPE Program" – a program that offers new and expectant parents an opportunity to earn practical items needed for their babies while learning positive parenting skills. Students also served by participating with the Taylor County Elementary after-school program, Cardinal Station. They spent time with school-aged children, encouraging them.