Tag: volunteer

Lending a Hand: Volunteering for a Better College Application

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

In college admissions, good grades and difficult classes aren't always going to cut it; universities are looking for students who are truly contributing members of society. So if you are looking for ways to stand out in the application process, volunteering your time is a great way to do so. read more

3 Ways to Pursue Your Passions in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Turn your future dreams into realities! Here are three helpful ways you can start pursuing your passions in high school. read more

The Heart of Campus Ministry

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Director of Campus Ministry, Molloy College

Sure, campus ministry is about helping at church, volunteering, and sharing your faith with your peers. But it's also something much more fundamental to the Catholic college experience. read more

A Look Inside the Soul of Service Learning

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Vice President of Student Development, Lincoln Christian University

Service learning is, in a very technical sense, just that: learning through service. But why does this matter? Here, we explore the philosophical and spiritual foundations of service learning. read more

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer Break

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

Summer break is coming up fast. Sure, you could become mayor of your local pool on Foursquare or dedicate your time to answering the Call of Duty, but instead, here are four free things to do over summer break that are not only fun, but will make you and your community a better place. read more

Making a Difference With Philanthropy

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Associate Vice President of Planning, Enrollment Management, and Student Affairs, California State University, East Bay

Philanthropic opportunities are everywhere, and your college campus probably boasts a bunch! From raising money to volunteering your time, you can find lots of ways to make a difference. read more

Phabulous Philanthropies

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Public Relations Associate, Carnegie Communications

Now more than ever, students at campuses across the country are pouring effort into fundraising for different charities. read more

Why You Should Go on a Mission Trip

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

When I was growing up, we would have missionaries come to our church every fall to talk about all of the things they were doing in whatever country they were in, how God was working in those places, and things of that nature. I always thought it was a cool concept, but I had no idea what God had in store for me as far as missions were concerned. read more

Catholic Educational Heritage: Sisters of Saint Joseph

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

There are several orders of nuns associated with education that founded and now run many colleges and universities across the United States. read more

Cool Campus Clubs and Student Organizations

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Public Relations Associate, Carnegie Communications

The spice of student life is often linked to the range of campus clubs and student organizations offered at colleges and universities. read more