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Education Department Senior Official to Discuss College Affordability and Community Engagement at President’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge in New York City


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Event Date 1: September 28, 2012 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Senior Advisor for the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Ken Bedell will chair a convening of postsecondary institutions to discuss opportunities for engagement on Friday, Sept. 28 in New York City. The event involves a gathering of higher education institutions to discuss the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge and how all schools can benefit from increased interfaith cooperation and community service by participating in the challenge.

The President’s Challenge is beginning its second year. In this meeting, institutions that participated in 2011-12 will share their experiences and discuss plans for the 2012-13 academic year.


Event 1
Who : Ken Bedell, senior advisor, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
What : President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge New York City Gathering
When : 1 p.m. ET, Friday, Sept. 28
Where : New York University Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson Street (Between Washington Square South and West 3rd Street)
Room 461
New York, New York
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