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Academic Advisement

BARUCH STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK 2017

April 11th-14th, 2017 -- Students from Baruch College dedicated their spring break to serving others in both Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, PA as part of the Alternative Spring Break program through the Office of Student Life.

Group photo of Baruch students and Student Life staff standing in front of a mural of an open handThis social-justice based urban immersion experience provided 27 students with the opportunity to engage through a combination of education, direct service, critical analysis, and reflection. Workshops around issues of homelessness, poverty, and structural racism grounded the community service done with local organizations supporting community members facing housing instability and food insecurity.

Student Alisha Mikluch (Political Science, '19) quotes "We all worked together to learn about different strategies that we can utilize to help the homeless community and solve the problem of homelessness at its core. I am so grateful for this humbling and transformative experience."

Baruch students and Student Life staff sitting on the Luther Place Memorial Church.

 

In partnership with The Steinbruck Center in Washington, D.C. and Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia, PA, Student Affairs Educators within the Office of Student Life led students through this service-learning experience. Students will present on their experience and future action during an Alternative Spring Break Trip Debrief on Tuesday, April 25th. Baruch community members are welcome to join.

Student Life offers a variety of civic engagement opportunities throughout the year. Please visit the Student Life website for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch a video created by the Baruch students
who partnered with The Steinbruck Center in Washington:

Watch a video created by the Baruch students
who partnered with Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia: