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Marion Pay It Forward Project 2017

Raised toward our $2,000 Goal
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Project has ended
Project ended on February 28, at 11:59 PM EST
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Marion Pay It Forward Project 2017

About the Pay It Forward Project:

The Ohio State University at Marion's Pay It Forward Project provides students in English 2367.01S, entitled Language, Identity and Culture in the U.S. Experience, with the opportunity to oversee a competitive grant process all while meeting the goals and objectives of a second-level writing course. In other words, students have the opportunity to learn first-hand about the problems in the community of Marion, learn about organizations that are working to fix the problems in Marion and then decide how to award grant funds in order to make a positive impact. During this process, they are building their English skills by researching, analyzing, thinking critically, arguing, debating and writing papers. This experiential, real-world, service-learning course provides students with education that lasts longer than one semester, and builds students’ understanding of the problems in the community while at the same time making a difference in the community of Marion.

This is our second annual Buckeye Funder campaign which is being run by students in English 3304, Business and Professional Writing.  They are having the opportunity to apply their professional writing/communication skills to build and run this campaign.

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