The Pepperdine Jumpstart Program came together for their annual community involvement event — Jumpstart for a Day — March 26 at Reseda Park. Children, parents, teachers and Jumpstart members connected with one another through fun, engaging learning activities — capturing Jumpstart’s mission of community belonging and cultivating an enjoyable educational experience.
The Pepperdine Volunteer Center assesses the ways they have served the community and focuses on educating students about different types of service. Programs such as Jumpstart and Project Serve are undergoing changes due to the virtual environment.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Weldon Miles, whose passion for helping family and friends around him led him to study psychology.
Jumpstart powers ahead with creative ways to engage students in the classrooms they serve. The online learning format hasn’t stopped them from getting ready for the new year.
Pepperdine’s Jumpstart program faces setbacks after the Woolsey Fire and Los Angeles teacher strike
LAUSD strikes may be over, but students should still care.
Photo by Anaka Osborne Pepperdine is known for its small class sizes, breathtaking ocean views and challenging academics. Adding onto these, the university is being recognized for a student body focused on giving back. The Princeton Review recently released their list of colleges having the most students engaged in community service and placed Pepperdine at […]
Photo by Julia Naman Many are aware that the Pepperdine Volunteer Center exists, but we often let it escape our attention. The PVC is a mainly student-led organization on campus that allows many to find service opportunities throughout the community. In support of its students is the PVC staff who help volunteers find their niche. […]
When thinking of the less fortunate, most Americans think of those living in Third World countries. They imagine kids in Africa with nothing to eat. They think of the children in Mexico who are not able to receive a proper education. However, they rarely stop and think of the youth within their own communities who […]