This week on Campus Voices, our intern Philip Simpson hosted an interview with Siobahn May, student engagement coordinator, UD Residence Life and Housing, and Jennifer Azevedo, an RA on campus and service team leader, to discuss community service projects done by students at the University of Delaware.
We discussed the various types of challenges running student engagement programs, from bureaucratic set-up to planning to execution. We also talked about the various organizations that help these projects get off the ground, and what some of the recent service projects have been and how they went. We discussed the highs and lows of these projects (mostly the highs!), the steady growth of student service teams, and what it’s like to interact with so many wonderful organizations.
Siobahn and Jennifer have recently finished the service projects for UD’s Earth Week and took this opportunity to reflect on those projects. They told us how service has enriched their lives–Jennifer as a student, Siobhan as an alumna and a professional–and how participating in service projects can help other students around campus.
Listen to the Interview
Siobhan May and Jennifer Azevedo, UD Residence Life and Housing
About our Guest
Siobahn May is a student engagement coordinator at the University of Delaware. She has been working professionally in Residence Life and Housing at the University since 2011. She graduated from UD in 2009.
Jennifer Azevedo is a sophomore in the UD College of Arts and Sciences. She is expecting to graduate in 2016. She is already an advocate for service projects as a way of building community and engagement.