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.
Students can help their community and experience personal growth by participating in Project Serve
Art by Madeline Duvall Spring break is coming up, and with it arrives Project Serve, a volunteer ministry that Pepperdine offers every year. Over the course of the spring break, groups of students serve those in need all over the country. Some groups will be ministering internationally in Costa Rica and Guatemala. However, the broad […]
How to give back to the community and help recent Las Vegas and hurricane victims
Art by Peau Porotesano More than 1,000 students gave their time to assist the community during Step Forward Day, but students should continue to serve others beyond just one day. The thought of consistently volunteering can be daunting, since Pepperdine students often lead busy lives, but helping others positively benefits both the volunteer and the […]
As the topic of more refugees coming to the U.S. continues, refugees in the U.S. and around the world have received assistance from Pepperdine’s very own students, faculty and alumni.
Art by Christine Nelson As people come back from spring break and Project Serve, social media become inundated with pictures of mission work around the country and the world. It’s easy and OK to be entranced by the idea of traveling far, far away to help others on some distant continent, but sometimes that keeps […]
Nearly 200 students took their first steps toward serving a community outside Pepperdine Friday night. At 8:30 p.m. in the Waves Cafe, members of the upcoming Project Serve program came together for the first time for their Team Revelation event. Project Serve is a program at Pepperdine that takes place over spring break, with groups […]
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 […]
Infographic by Andrea Oguntula While some students are preparing for beach time in Cabo, others are preparing to study sustainability in Puerto Rico, help the homeless in Hawaii and much more. In less than a week, several hundred students will leave Malibu and spend their spring breaks continuing a Pepperdine tradition that is 18 years […]