March 2012 Archives

The Strength in Asking for Help


The Strength in Asking for Help Special thanks to service-learning FIG Leadership students in UNIV238 01 for the posts in this special series on resources for those struggling with cancer and their loved ones. As a Latina, I understand how hard it can be to reach out. My culture tends to stray away from asking for help in times of emotional need, but I think that reaching out for help, especially as a Latino student, can only make one stronger and truly help us through the...

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Learning to Access the University's Resources


Learning to Access the University's Resources "The most effective part of the workshop was that there was no reading through the lecture notes. It was not overwhelming and it helps learning the difference between service-learning, CIP and internships," said Ventura Albor, the Accountability Circles Program Manager at Restorative Resources. He added that he would love to collaborate with Chicano Studies, AMCS, Philosophy, Math and Statistics Departments and even the Department of Environmental Studies & Planning (ENSP), "for outdoor experiences for the youth."Giving community partners the tools and resources they need to access the University is...

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