November 2011 Archives
It is hard to believe it is already mid-semester and the service learning projects that were launched in September have only a few weeks left. There is some great work being done this semester and I thought I would share some of it with you. Over 100 undergraduate students are engaged in service learning this semester in courses through the management, psychology, sociology, honors, education and social justice departments. For example, developmental psychology students are...
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The Simmons Builds team will spend spring break in Waynesburg, PA, where they will volunteer to build houses with Habitat for Humanity. Laini Cassis '14, Naomi Chick '14, and Meghan O'Beirne '12 will lead the team of 12 students in hard work such as tearing out floors, removing and securing beams, interior and exterior framing, installing windows. Past trip destinations include Harrisburg, PA, St. Petersburg, FL, Hattiesburg, MS and Pittsburgh, PA. Fundraising efforts to support...
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The Scott/Ross Center for Community Service facilitates and promotes community service and service-learning for Simmons College students, faculty and staff in Greater Boston and beyond. By developing reciprocal partnerships with community-based organizations, we enrich and expand students' educational and co-curricular experiences.