She is awake before the rooster’s crow. She works long hours taking care of her family’s needs, and she spends time helping her neighbors in every way she can. Often, she then works on her business into the late hours of the night—whether that business is baking chocolate, weaving rugs, or creating pottery.
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“I just want to change the world, and I can do that one person at a time,” Elizabeth said. Since working with WonderLab, Elizabeth has found a love for teaching and explaining science through hands-on activities and lessons.
So you want to be a volunteer or find new ways to get engaged in your community? You’re in the right the right spot. IU Corps is dedicated to making volunteering easy and accessible for all. Here’s a pathway to start learning more about our community, here in Bloomington – and beyond.
Growing up in Muncie, Indiana, Deena Elsheikh had a passion for working with children, whether it was babysitting or volunteering in her community. She carried that passion into her college career at Indiana University Bloomington. During her freshman year in 2015, Elsheikh and a friend applied to volunteer with College Mentors for Kids–a commitment that has continued and expanded throughout her four years at IU.
You might recognize CJ Smith from driving the A-Bus at IU Bloomington, but the rising senior in the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs also spent his junior year serving as president of Alpha Phi Omega.
Growing up in Carmel, Ind., Morgan Jenkins learned the importance of community service from her family.
IU Leadership Corps is a student-led organization originally designed to connect IU’s 21st Century Scholars to volunteer opportunities that relate to their fields of study, values, beliefs, and/or interests.
“Light your luminaria if your significant other has been affected by cancer. Light your luminaria if your mother has been affected by cancer. Light your luminaria if your father has been affected by cancer. Light your luminaria if your brother or sister have been affected by cancer…”
Upon graduating from Indiana University in 2013, Evelyn Smith began volunteering at Middle Way House in Bloomington, Indiana.
Mary Goetze is committed to providing dignified solutions and assistance for incarcerated individuals and their families.
Through her work with Catholic Charities in Bloomington, Indiana, Helen Johnson has been able to put the theory from her Indiana University social work courses into practice, developing research skills while making an impact on people’s lives.
Before joining the School of Social Work faculty at Indiana University Bloomington, Tammi Nelson spent 15 years working in therapeutic support and program management at Hamilton Center, Inc., a recovery services agency.
Connections that 100 Kelley Direct online MBA students hoped to make during their recent Kelley Connect Week went far beyond the usual networking opportunities. If they are indeed successful, their efforts will help empower young women in rural areas of Bihar province, India, and perhaps beyond.
Two IU seniors started collecting coats, scarves, mittens and other warm clothing Tuesday in preparation for the coming cold weather.
An IU research study concluded anyone with a federally-defined disability, such as autism, vastly improved their test scores when they were in a general education classroom as opposed to a special education one.
It was Wednesday night at The Rise and time for Reading Group, a weekly program hosted by members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. As the kids excitedly gathered around the table to see what this week's book and activity would be, three members of the fraternity divvied up what parts of "If I Ran for President" they would read.
The Polar Plunge fundraiser benefits Special Olympics Indiana. Special Olympics is a group that organizes sports and competitions for people with intellectual disabilities. This event is Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority’s spring philanthropy project. Organizer Haley Grove said this year it raised almost $16,000, and around 200 people came to support it.
What started as a gig teaching Bloomington firefighters how to play the bagpipes quickly sparked Indiana University professor David McDonald's interest in becoming a volunteer firefighter and EMT himself.