• Hello everyone!

    I have just signed up for UVM’s on-campus American Cancer Society Relay for Life event. On April 25th, from 6pm- 6am the Dewey House Team (currently 2 members :-) ) will march to honor cancer […]

  • This project has defiantly been a learning experience. As someone who tends to overextend myself and go full throttle on everything I do it was challenging working with people who express their dedication in […]

  • A recent example of my civic engagement work in which I received and gave feedback was my Alternative Spring Break trip. It was my first time leading, or even going on, an ASB trip so I wanted to get everyone’s […]

  • For the past three weeks I have been helping  one of my friends who has several anxiety disorders. Due to the nature of  her anxiety disorders, she sometimes finds it difficult to study, write papers and review […]

  • This past spring break I had an opportunity to work in the operating room.  It was very fascinating and I enjoyed every little bit of time I spent there. I worked alongside doctors and nurses. Since I was a […]

  • Ben Ryan posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

    Fall 14 SWSS 003:
    Working with Refugees: Local Context and Global Realities

    Interested in learning about our newest neighbors – and the experiences that caused them to become refugees?

  • Michael Hill Jr. posted an update 2 weeks ago

    @meroyer Happy Birthday Granger!

  •                 The ideas of partnership and reciprocity have been extremely present in our group. From the beginning, we, as a group, realized that we were no longer on our own, but instead had a great support […]

  • Public speaking is an essential aspect to convey one’s thoughts and ideas to an external source. Communication proves to be essential in order to build a successful relationship, to release one’s own experiences […]

  • The project involving the community partner, The Ronald McDonald House Charities, has had great progress thus far. The community partner was contacted and the partnership was confirmed. Our group has already […]

  • The community issue that I will be working on, along side Evan and Audrey, is providing direct service and utilizing advocacy through community education to fundraise for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. The […]

  • Jasmine Jiron
    SWSS 008
    3/13/2014
                Social identity is an uncontrollable and often unacknowledged set of privileges and disadvantages that we carry with us in every step of our lives. Our social […]

  •             In the month of March, I was able to participate in a unique civic engagement opportunity. I was selected as RA for a focus group about alcohol on college campuses. The focus group was facilitated by […]

  • March was a very active month of Civic Engagement for me. Some of the civic engagement experiences were incredibly positive and successful, and some were unsuccessful but still very meaningful. In March I co-lead […]

  • This has been a particularly busy month for me. I have been traveling with the University as this year’s Ira Allen Scholar, which has involved giving speeches in Boston, NYC, and Washington D.C. While it has been […]

  • This Month myself and my new debate partner( Becca) led a bid to host the next North American Women’s Debate Championships. I was on the motion team this year and felt the women’s event was a really important way […]

  • This Month myself and my new debate partner( Becca) led a bid to host the next North American Women’s Debate Championships. I was on the motion team this year and felt the women’s event was a really important way to provide space for female speakers. When I was at the tournament the younger women on my team seemed interested in the prospects of…[Read more]

  •             As a junior in the Honors College, I’ve been having a hard time figuring out what I want to write my thesis about.  I’ve considered a variety of projects, and finally came to the conclusion that unless […]

  • When I first began working with Vermont Public Television I learned that my supervisor, Katie, was pregnant and was going to be due sometime in April. I assumed my duties, as an intern would remain the same when […]

  • Throughout my time at UVM I have been a very active student, staying involved in what is going on on campus. I’ve realized that I spend a lot of time doing things to keep myself civically engaged and constantly […]

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