A restructuring of Student Affairs eliminated the Pepperdine Volunteer Center and Songfest offices and cost six people their jobs. Graphic Managing Editor Ashley Mowreader spent over a year reporting and investigating the restructuring, and she joins host Kyle McCabe to discuss it on this episode of the Graph. Listen via Soundcloud | Spotify | Apple … [Read more...] about What Happened to Student Affairs?
The front desk for the Hub for Spiritual Life sits vacant in the TCC fall 2021. The Hub remodeled the second floor of the TCC for its office suites and student study spaces. Photo by Ashley Mowreader It started with a Facebook post. Convocation Director Gus Peterson announced Feb. 10, 2021 via his personal Facebook page that Pepperdine laid him off. Then, it was … [Read more...] about ‘I Felt Disposable’ — Student Affairs Layoffs Impact Operations, Trust and Community at Pepp
Students volunteering on Step Forward Day for School on Wheels write cards to put in backpacks full of school supplies for unhoused children. The Hub for Spiritual Life offered 14 organizations for students to sign up for that will continue to have service opportunities throughout the school year. Photos by Liza EsquibiasPepperdine's 33rd Step Forward Day took place Sept. 11, … [Read more...] about Step Forward Day 2021 Brings Service to Campus
The Pepperdine Volunteer Center leaders pose on Alumni Park in fall 2019 for Step Forward Day. The PVC will close permanently June 7. Photo Courtesy of Derek Pinto The Pepperdine Volunteer Center announced its closure May 27 on Instagram and Facebook due to "a recent reorganization within the University," according to the PVC’s post. On May 25, Connie Horton, vice … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Volunteer Center Closes, Shocking Students and Alumni
The Pepperdine Volunteer Center utilizes their social media to advertise Active Global Citizenship week from Feb. 22-26. PVC Director Peter Thompson said these campaigns are used to educate and encourage students. Graphic courtesy of Pepperdine Volunteer Center InstagramAfter the move to virtual volunteering, the Pepperdine Volunteer Center found new ways to both serve the … [Read more...] about The Pepperdine Volunteer Center Focuses on Education