Service is a key factor in a person’s individual health and well-being. Service can mean fulfillment in one’s life, which contributes to a more peaceful state of mind and overall happiness.
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What does it take to get teenagers to come to school on a Saturday morning? After spending approximately forty hours at school each week plus time after school doing homework, I like having Saturdays for myself, and I think most students would agree.
Volunteering teaches its participants to become more aware of the impact of their actions on the community. Often when we think of community, we refer to local communities, but volunteering can transcend borders across the global community.
The 25th annual National Service-Learning Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. this year from April 9-12. This conference invites educators and students from across the nation to attend workshops, hear keynote speakers, and engage in service.
College decision deadlines are fast approaching, and there are many factors to weigh when narrowing down the prospects. Academic strength, value, proximity, and student life are some typical considerations to keep in mind.