Last year 2,500 students, faculty and staff volunteered more than 50,000 hours of service in the community through opportunities such as academic mentoring and tutoring in the Bridgeport Public Schools, programs such as CURTIS Week, Community Connections and Habitat for Humanity
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A group of Sacred Heart University occupational therapy (OT) and nursing students and faculty recently participated in a week-long service learning program at the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in La Plant, S.D., an area with a population of 171 people.
Sacred Heart University’s Pioneers for Presents, a student-run organization, has launched its first-ever Little Red’s Toy Drive for this holiday season. In partnership with the Office of Volunteer Programs & Service Learning, Pioneers for Presents wants to distribute toys to Campus Ministry’s adopted families, as well as other local children in need. It is asking the Sacred Heart community to drop off new, unwrapped toys in designated Little Red’s Toy Boxes around campus.
Sacred Heart University students gave back to the community and reflected on the many things they’re grateful for this Thanksgiving season by giving thanks at an interfaith service and donating 700 turkeys plus provisions for people in need.