Amidst ongoing dialogue on campus about social exclusivity, the Phillips Brooks House Association, the College’s student-run umbrella public service organization, hosted an “(in)Formal” party at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Friday evening in an effort to provide an inclusive social space for students.
Natasha F. Dalomba ’14 speaks to current Harvard students about her experience in the nonprofit sector. She was representing College Advising Corps, through which she helps current high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds acquire a college education.
Leaders of Y2Y look to raise the last $50,000 of a $1.25 million fundraising goal through a crowdsourcing campaign to open a student-run shelter for homeless youth.
Mindich’s $15 million donation also boosts Harvard’s capital campaign, which is on track to become the most ambitious fundraising drive in higher education history.
College students interested in pursuing public service contend with a tough job market and a culture of busy classmates.
The UC president and vice president said they are concerned that students of lower-income backgrounds are discouraged from seeking summer internships in the public sector, which are often unpaid.
Warren spoke at the fourth annual Public Interested Conference, an event that aims to help students explore postgraduate opportunities in the public sector.
Ninety-nine seniors, selected from a pool of 150 applicants, had one-on-one interviews on Friday with 20 public service organizations.
The new initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Public Interest Careers, the Institute of Politics, and the Office of Career Services.
Public service ought to be further integrated into the academic offerings at Harvard, Harvard affiliates said Friday at a symposium hosted by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service.