Shoulder-to-Shoulder program extends deadline Reply

The application deadline for the Shoulder-to-Shoulder International Service-Learning Programs have been extended to Monday, October 15, 2018. Students have the opportunity to travel to Ecuador, Mexico or Tanzania. Visit Lasell’s Shoulder-to-Shoulder page  to fill out an application or for more details on each trip.

Students, staff journey to Antigua, Vietnam Reply

By Nicole Taylor – 1851 Staff

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Part of the Shoulder-to-Shoulder program, 12 students traveled to Antigua over winter break to teach English at an elementary school. Photo courtesy of Megan Croce

Over winter break, two select groups of students participated in Shoulder-to-Shoulder service trips to Vietnam and Antigua to learn about the cultures, teach English to elementary-aged students, and work on personal development.   More…

Tanzania trip replaces Belize Reply

By Sarah Wright & Risley Dudley – 1851 Staff

Photo courtesy of Raquel Barnes  Students pose together after doing service in Lasell’s last June to Belize.

Photo courtesy of Raquel Barnes
Students pose together after doing service in Lasell’s last June to Belize.

Recently, Shoulder-to-Shoulder’s annual Belize trip was replaced with a trip to Tanzania. The new trip will center upon English language instruction for grades one through seven, as well as conducting girl’s self-esteem workshops.

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Lasell sophomore Haleigh West and senior Kristina Kaufmann help build a wall for a new soccer field in Ecuador. (Photo by Kristina Kaufmann)

Lasell sophomore Haleigh West and senior Kristina Kaufmann help build a wall for a new
soccer field in Ecuador. (Photo by Kristina Kaufmann)

By Tina NalepaArts Editor

Students traveled on four different Shoulder-to-Shoulder service-learning trips over winter break, to Antigua, Ecuador, Mexico, and Vietnam. Each of the trips was designed to fit a specific learning theme and was preceded by a one credit course prior to the trip to help students prepare and learn about the various countries they would visit. More…