For three days before Thanksgiving, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life distributed boxes of food for students in need at the Interfaith Chapel.
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Forty students and faculty members of the University of La Verne Enactus made a difference to the less fortunate but taking a trip to an orphanage in Mexico last month.
Recent findings in a report following the trends in volunteerism among college students shows an increase of about 20 percent from the years 2002 to 2005 and attributes the increase in volunteerism to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
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.
A slight breeze blew as University of La Verne senior Wanda Groppi watched the arrows pierce the target at the YMCA campsite. A sense of delight and confidence was reflected with a smile on Groppi’s face; she had made a difference in the lives of others.
To volunteer, or not to volunteer that is the question. This semester I am enrolled in Core 305, Service Learning. I figured I would use this semester to get this class out of my way, so that when graduation rolls around, I wouldn’t have to worry about it.
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.
As the nation’s foremost emergency service organization, the American Red Cross is constantly looking for volunteers interested in joining its disaster Action Team in providing relief to victims of natural disasters and other emergencies.
Continuing in the tradition of service within the University of La Verne, 12 students from the college were selected to participate in this year’s Summer Service program.