Category Archives: Social Responsibility

Indian Summers

Today was a gorgeous, warm day! Especially in comparison to how rainy it has been the past few days. There seems to be a peaceful feel to today. As this semester continues, papers and other assignments are starting to pile … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The following is an excerpt from a 2009 proclamation from President Obama: “Domestic violence touches the lives of Americans of all ages, leaving a devastating impact on women, men, and children of every background … Continue reading

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Getting Involved at MSPP

As an MSPP student, you will have opportunities to get involved with many extracurricular activities.  I’ve blogged before about social gatherings, volunteering at interview days, community service, attending Continuing Education programs, Student Coordinating Committee meetings, and participating in the Lucero … Continue reading

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Student Trip to New Orleans

Greetings from New Orleans!  The group arrived safely and have been busy so far.  Yesterday we worked with the Saint Bernard Project, a pretty inspiring organization seeing that the founders, two regular volunteers with limited knowledge and skills came down, … Continue reading

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Volunteering

An important and fun aspect of being an MSPP student is that there are many opportunities to do volunteer work during the school year.  An e-mail was sent out last week asking for volunteers to work at Cradles to Crayons … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Snow & The MSPP Community

Last Tuesday I had the privilege of experiencing the strength of MSPP community first hand. I was in my 8:30 AM Humanistic class when the snowstorm that hit 2/3 of the nation started. Toward the end of the class there … Continue reading

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MSPP Team Takes Assessment & Testing to Baton Rouge

After quite a journey we arrived in Baton Rouge on Sunday January 9, 2011.  We learned that it is not always warm in the Deep South and that the threat of snow and cold weather is enough to cancel flights … Continue reading

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2nd Blog Update from Angie in New Orleans (Service Trip)

Today is my birthday and it was the best birthday ever because we spent the day at a head start program. We arrived at the head start program at eight in the morning and met Ms. McGee. Ms. McGee is … Continue reading

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Student Service Trip to New Orleans: C.A.R.E. Update from Angie Reather-

Just an update on how things are going so far. Yesterday we teamed up with camp restore and worked at a site in the lower 9th ward called the Village. The Village is a community center headed by an amazing … Continue reading

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Cynthia Lucero’s Mom Interview Part I and II – English Version

These entry was originally posted in Spanish in two parts. Part I We thank Alex and Marta, Cynthia’s relatives, for making this interview possible and providing an opportunity so that more people we can learn from the great message that … Continue reading

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