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.
Smith, along with the rest of her sisters at the Delta Delta chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon, have spent the week encouraging body activism in honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness week.
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.
IU Police Department Cadet Jasmyn Bell, junior, became interested in law enforcement in middle school from watching TV shows like "Criminal Minds."
"This month, I am happy to announce a brand-new database called IU Corps Volunteer Central. Volunteer Central is university’s first-ever “front door” to easily connecting with our talented and passionate undergraduate and graduate student labor force in one spot."
Social work major Arielle Hacker has spent her senior year at Indiana University Bloomington working at the Indiana Recovery Alliance, a private, nonprofit organization that provides essential services to community members coping with substance use disorders.
Since May 2018, IU Bloomington senior Maggie Bott has served as an advocate for residents in the emergency shelter at Middle Way House. A Bloomington-based nonprofit that launched in 1971, Middle Way House is a United Way of Monroe County member agency that provides services to people in crisis, helping to empower survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, and human trafficking through support services and advocacy.