Rev. Kelsey Penn

Coordinator of Purposeful Lives

Rev. Kelsey Penn

The Reverend Kelsey Penn is the Associate Campus Minister and Coordinator of Purposeful Lives. In her ministerial work she enjoys meeting people where they are and journeying alongside them as they navigate life’s biggest (and smallest) questions. In her work as the Coordinator of Purposeful Lives she helps students develop a sense of civic engagement through volunteer work, service-learning, and leadership opportunities. She also oversees the professors who use Service-Learning pedagogy in their courses. She earned her B.A. in Music from Schreiner University, her M.Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary and was ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament by the Presbyterian Church (USA).

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What to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Position

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A year ago, two of my best friends—a married couple, in their 30s, with children—decided to quit their jobs and spend some time doing volunteer work. After a lot of research and deliberation, they chose an intentional community in Georgia …

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How to Train Your Brain to Work Better and Faster

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Sanjay Gupta is a practicing neurosurgeon and the chief medical correspondent for CNN. He is also the author of Keep Sharp: Build A Better Brain At Any Age, a new book that dispels common myths about the brain, offers advice …

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5 Ways to Identify a Company’s Social Responsibility

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Identifying a company’s social responsibility can be a difficult endeavor. Of course, you want to work for a sustainable and profitable company that contributes positively to society and the surrounding environment. But, this can be difficult to find. To that end, …

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Volunteering, and Not Just for Your Résumé

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In a time of global unrest, many are searching for ways they can help out the causes they believe should be upheld. However, most cannot upend their lives to find a job in a new field. For those, volunteering (as …

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