Senior Pia Anderson works with children in Puerto Vallarta as a part of her nonprofit organization, Para Ti Global. Anderson founded this organization with her brother, Luke, to aid communities in Mexico and the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Para Ti Global “Esto es para ti.” This is for you. These are the words from a young Mexican boy in 2014 that have stuck with Pia … [Read more...] about Serving or Saving: What Factors Drive Service to Others
Addy Hardin (center) and the four other Pepperdine students that make up the core team of Harmonize, a nonprofit organization, pose for a photo on the beach. Photo courtesy of Addy Hardin Pepperdine students are witnessing first-hand how a national emergency can affect business operations. Employees, including students, are out of work as it remains unclear when businesses … [Read more...] about Shelter-in-Place Order Hits Local Businesses and Student Employees
Art by Gabby DiGiovanni Though Pepperdine University is a nonprofit institution, it is still a business— and like most other businesses, the university has a governing board responsible for its strategic planning and operations. While other schools may call this governing body the “board of trustees,” at Pepperdine it is called the “Board of Regents.” Pepperdine’s Board … [Read more...] about Who are the Board of Regents?
Photos by Jessica StombergPepperdine held its 31st Step Forward Day on Sept. 7, serving over 40 nonprofits within the Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with over 1,200 volunteers. Alongside student volunteers, there were staff, faculty, alumni and friends who came together to benefit the community on this annual day of service.Step Forward Day was put on by the Pepperdine … [Read more...] about Students Define Service at Step Forward Day
Photos courtesy of Kaelin MendezFrom helping build schools for girls in Afghanistan to arranging a parade for his neighborhood mail carrier, Bob Goff spoke of lessons derived from his many unconventional life experiences with the bottom line: “Just love people!”Goff's points about loving others tied back to being authentic with oneself and others."We’re … [Read more...] about Bob Goff Says Love ‘Everybody, Always’