To volunteer or not to volunteer; is that even a question? Well not if you are a University of La Verne student; it’s a graduation requirement.
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One of the opportunities for students enrolled in Core 305 Service Learning is the chance to volunteer to be a mentor for elementary school children who need extra help with their studies.
When you think of volunteering and service, all you think of is the time you will be ‘wasting.’ What people fail to realize is that service is a fulfilling experience that is worth the time it takes.
Campus news for the week of Feb. 23, 2001.
Twelve students from the University of La Verne completed their Service Learning (CORE 305) requirement on an Ejido in Cuernavaca during the month of January.
The University of La Verne prides itself in having a diverse curriculum that encourages and even mandates students to take certain CORE classes that deal with community service and environmental issues. However, the University as a whole fails to walk its own talk.
Providing an opportunity to “build bridges” between Mexican and American cultures, Debbie Roberts, Protestant Campus Minister and director of peace studies minor, and Davíd Román, Spanish instructor, led a group of twelve students deep into Mexico for a three-week trip during January Interterm.