View of the city of Barcelona from the top of a hill.
December 21, 2017

Three Unexpected Things about Service

Study abroad is one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to travel the world with your friends, meet new people from new places, and gain a new perspective of the world. It also is a great opportunity to be involved in service. During my adventurous semester in Barcelona, I knew it would be a good idea to […]

Two college students smile at the ticket booth for their fundraising event.
December 19, 2017

The Continuum of Community Service

What Is the Continuum of Community Service? Community service is about viewing the world through a different set of lenses. It is about moving out of your comfort zone and helping those that are less privileged than you. I view community service as if it were on a continuum. Wherever you stand on the continuum, […]

December 14, 2017

Engaging with Diverse Communities

The Value of Community Service Community Service is something a lot of individuals get involved in with hopes of making a positive impact and giving back to our local communities. Often times, we underestimate the effect community service can have on our lives. It is an experience that can lead us to discover new passions, […]

The definition of service.
December 12, 2017

Service Redefined

The Stigma of Service The definition of “service” is strikingly surprising to the general population, especially the student population on our campus. In my time as a Community Engagement Ambassador and a member of the service-heavy Blue Hen Leadership Program, I have heard many interpretations of service falling along the lines of “volunteering” or “getting […]

College students sitting on deck with their feet hanging over the side. a
December 7, 2017

Service Starts with One Small Step

Sometimes, We Think Too Big Too often in the realm of community service we think too big. We want to feed the hungry, cure the sick, shelter the homeless and fix the environment. These are admirable goals, and the inherent nobility of pursuing them is undeniably an important factor in what drives us to serve […]

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