Category Archives: service

Reflections on a Day of Service on the Banks of Bubbly Creek

by Moses Viveros To conclude its inaugural American Dream Reconsidered Conference last week, Roosevelt hosted a day of service where students, faculty, and staff were able to participate in a variety of different volunteer projects throughout Chicago and in the … Continue reading

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Roosevelt’s Wabash Rooftop Garden 2016 Season Underway at the Chicago Campus

The 5th floor Wabash Rooftop Garden at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus is ready and raring to go! All of the garden’s vegetable and herb seedlings have been transplanted, the bounty of which will be donated to the Wabash Dining Center. The … Continue reading

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RU Reforesting: Fundraiser This Thursday

RU Reforesting Fundraiser at Nando’s Peri-Peri Restaurant Thursday, April 21st, 2016 6:00pm – 10:00pm 953 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60607   (West Loop location) One of our very own student organizations, RU Reforesting, is gearing up for a travel-abroad biology … Continue reading

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Upcoming Opportunities for Environmental Service with C3

Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) is offering many volunteer opportunities this spring to give back to the community and the Earth. C3 is an environmental education leader in Chicago, partnering with other area organizations to improve our neighborhoods through environmental service. See … Continue reading

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Celebrate Diversity Week 2016 at Roosevelt University, Feb. 29 – Mar. 4

The Office of Inclusion and Equity, the Diversity Center Initiative Committee and the Student Government Association are proud to present the first Diversity Week in recent Roosevelt University history! Diversity Week 2016: “Empowering Diverse Voices in the RU Community and … Continue reading

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RU’s Community Service Week Events Planned for Jan. 25-29

Join RU’s Center for Student Involvement next week for Community Service Week. Several campus events are scheduled: Monday, Jan. 25 – Guest Speaker: Sol Flores (pictured at right), founding executive director of La Casa Norte. 2 p.m. in Wabash 418. Tuesday, Jan. … Continue reading

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SUST Alumni Guest Post: Bridget Powers (BA ’14) Reflects on Her Americorps VISTA Year at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana

This alumni guest post is by Bridget Powers (BA ’14), who after graduation secured an AmeriCorps VISTA post working at a Boys and Girls Club on the Northern Cheyenne Nation’s Reservation in Montana in 2015. She spent last year writing … Continue reading

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