Known for developing future business and management leaders, the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University also plays a leadership role in reaching out to the community.
During the past year, dozens of Weatherhead School students have volunteered with various local agencies, as well as the campus community. Some of the area agencies that have benefited include:
In addition to helping the Greater Cleveland community, Weatherhead School of Management students also take the initiative to help the campus community. An example is the free tax preparation service for students, faculty and staff during tax season. Also, students from the school recently took second place in the Net Impact Green Challenge 2007. Net Impact is the largest M.B.A. student club in the nation and winners are recognized for creating positive environmental change at their universities and colleges. The university's group partnered with the facilities services team to reduce energy consumption in the Peter B. Lewis Building and the George S. Dively Building by six percent in just six months, wrote a case study, and worked with a growing network of campus ambassadors and advocates who support the small initiatives that have a powerful bearing on the community.
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