Hopeprint’s Social Media Maker

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Newhouse student, Kate Brennan ’22, ran the social media accounts of Hopeprint, an organization that runs programs designed to build community and empower refugee families in Syracuse. As part of Kate’s work as the social media specialist, she attended the Hopeprint programs on Mondays and Wednesdays to volunteer and interact with the children and families…

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Community Garden Work

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Yasmin Nayrouz ‘24 helped out at a gardening event at a local church, an event sponsored by the Student Association. “This was such a great day, and I’m so glad I volunteered!” said Yasmin. “We were able to help set up a new garden at a local church, which they plan to give people in…

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Good Deeds Day

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We have some community service opportunities for Good Deeds Day coming up on Sunday, April 11 from 1-3pm. If you’re interested, please sign up here. Contact me at aaprice@syr.edu if you have any questions!

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Inkululeko Internship

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Position: Communications Strategist 8-10 hours per week for Spring 2021, intern may work remotely.   SKILLS: 1.) Intern must possess an ability to dream as big as we do at Inkululeko – and we dream big!  2.) Intern must possess a belief in the transformative power of education. RESPONSIBILITIES: Developing executable ideas for hard copy and…

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Contactless Food Drive

To curb the impacts of COVID-19 on the Syracuse community and support food-insecure students on campus, the New York Public Interest Research Group is hosting a contactless food drive. NYPIRG is the state’s largest student-directed voter empowerment, affordable higher education, environmental protection, and government reform organization, with chapters on college campuses throughout the state. NYPIRG will be dropping off…

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Pencils of Promise

Are you interested in getting involved in a new RSO group at SU? Pencils of Promise is a for-purpose organization that builds primary schools and creates education programs in Ghana, Guatemala, Laos, and Nicaragua. The goal of the Syracuse Pencils of Promise (POP) Club is to raise awareness and money to fund the construction of a school in one of these countries.  The Syracuse POP Club is a great opportunity to get involved with this global education organization. Our first zoom…

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Stories that Empower

Stories that Empower Screening of Abigail Disney’s Award Winning Documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell “The extraordinary story of a small band of Liberian women – Christian and Muslim united – that came together in the midst of a bloody civil war, took on the warlords, and brought peace to their shattered country armed only with white T-shirts and the courage of…

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Bake Pies!

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Thursday Nov 21st from 6-10 PM Campus Connect will be baking pies at 100 Stratford St to donate to families in need for Thanksgiving. Please join us! Campus Connect is a student organization that coordinates programs to help students get off campus and involved in the community, particularly with refugees and low-income families.

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40,000 pounds of potatoes, oh my!

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Volunteers wanted! The Society of St. Andrew is looking for a handful of volunteers to help distribute more than 40,000 pounds of potatoes. The potato drop is Saturday, Nov. 16 in the parking lot of the United Methodist Center in Liverpool. Volunteers are needed between 7-10 a.m. to help with different tasks, including count and…

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National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE)

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National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) Gia Spicola (AS ’22) attended the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) in Portland, OR. Speakers educated conference goers on the topics of racism, homelessness, and the increasing divide between the rich and the poor. Participants learned about Portland…

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