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.
Lasell students were recently led by faculty members Amy Maynard (Bottom Right), Margo Lemieux, and Anh Le Tran (Bottom Left) on Shoulder-to-Shoulder trips to Antigua and Vietnam over winter break.
Photos courtesy of Katie Porter and Margo Lemieux
By Seán McGlone – Editor-in-Chief
Photo courtesy of Thomas Sullivan
For most of my college career, I contemplated doing a semester abroad. Along the way I had dozens of people telling me I should go, that it was a life-changing experience and that I’d probably regret if I didn’t go.
By Gregory Camillone – Contributing Writer
Madeline Kenny smiles outside the Opera House in Sydney, Australia. Photo by Gregory Camillone
Lasell College senior, Madeline Kenny discusses her experience and reasoning for studying abroad in Sydney, Australia and joining the Vietnam Shoulder-to-Shoulder trip.
By Nicole Taylor – 1851 Staff
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…
Congratulations to Alejandra Carrero for winning the 2nd annual Study Abroad Video Contest!
Alejandra Carrero; Vietnam Shoulder to Shoulder; Fall 2015
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.
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.
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 Nalepa – Arts 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…