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Interview with Martin Ossikovski, from UNWE

Martin Ossikovski is another associate professor of the Media and Communication Department interviewed by Denitsa Gorchalova. He teaches Academic Writing, English for Journalists and Sociologists and Media Ethics. Denitsa Gorchalova: How do you perceive the idea of pro bono activities to become part of the curriculum at UNWE? What are the pros and cons? Martin…

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Short-term Pro Bono Program in Spain

Between the end of April and beginning of May our partner Work for Social carried out the third pilot of the Campus Pro Bono Program. This pilot, named ‘Sprint Pro Bono’ was carried out on-line due to the COVID-19 crisis. The beneficiary of the ‘Sprint Pro Bono’ was Viajes Tumaini, an association that connects volunteers…

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CreateAthon® at Universities

In 2018, during the European Pro Bono Summit in Madrid, some members of the BEESE Pro Bono Project had the chance to get to know in person Teresa Coles, co-founder of CreateAthon®, an international marketing marathon that has delivered more than $25 million in pro bono service to the nonprofit marketplace. After presenting our Project…

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New logo for the BEESE Pro Bono Project

We are very happy to announce that we launch our new logo! Thanks to our partners from Porto University and their second Campus Pro Bono Program, their art and design students could work on our branding and new logo. Students worked guided by their teachers to end up creating and thus professionalizing our new logo.…

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Campus Pro Bono Mid-term pilot in France

A few weeks ago, the second French pilot took place on a full day. Three students surrounded by six mentors (employees and jobseekers) came together to help the NGO Démocratie Ouverte. Démocratie Ouverte (Open Democracy in english) put forward various proposals for more democracy :  They have a project incubator that puts citizens back at the…

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Impactful co-creation: 
The example of Corvinus Science Shop

Article written by András Martoni (Corvinus Science Shop) about how they promote the civic engagement of their students. Corvinus Science Shop (CSS) promotes collaboration between science and society. Community partners bring their questions to the university where – through our bridging work – they partner up with lecturers, courses and students to address those questions…

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Why it is important to do pro bono while studying?

Civic education – as it is taught today – informs but does not allow young people to experience citizenship in a concrete way. However, it is important that while young people acquire professional skills, they can put them into practice and become aware of the ability that their skills have to positively impact their surrounding…

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Campus Pro Bono Mid-Term Pilot in Bulgaria

On November 29, TimeHeroes and UNWE organized the second Campus Pro Bono Programme – mid-term pro bono pilot in Sofia, Bulgaria. The pilot was focused on helping the National Polytechnic Museum in Sofia, covering three cases in different fields of their work. Within 8 hours, 13 students and 3 mentors worked together divided into three…

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BEESE Short Term pro bono pilot in Hungary

A group of marketing-communication BA students from Óbuda University were gathering in front of the HQ of General Electric (GE) Hungary at early afternoon on the 6th of November 2019. They were the participants of the BEESE short term pro bono program that was helping two pre-selected organisation by Volunteering Hungary (ÖKA) the coordinating partner of…

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