Category Archives: Service

SMUSHies love dessert.

          If there is one thing I know about the SMU Service House residents (or SMUSHies, as they are affectionately called), I know that they love service. Another thing I know about SMUSHies is that they … Continue reading

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Urban Plunge: Vickery Meadow Neighborhood

Well 2170 – Volunteer Activities During my time taking this class all of the students have explored the well-being that comes from serving others, and developing skills and knowledge to increase  individual effectiveness as a volunteer. All of the students have volunteer with a … Continue reading

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SMUSH Update

My Experience at the Service House I’ve been a resident in the Service House for a couple of months now and I absolutely love it! The Service House is different than any other residence hall I’ve stayed in because it … Continue reading

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Updates from Ashley Nguyen

Author: {The Sweet} Ashley Nguyen Just wanted to write a little update on what’s happening in the SMU Service House. This past week, we had interviews for potential additions to the SMUSH community for the spring semester. I believe we … Continue reading

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Hunger – Health – Housing – Hope

Good Afternoon, everyone! (And Happy National Sandwich Day!) I’m Ashley Nguyen and I am a sophomore at Southern Methodist University. This semester, I am currently in a volunteer class that requires its students to volunteer with one of four selected … Continue reading

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Service with a Paw!

Author: Anisha Durvasula {SMU Service House} Community Service. Two words that encompass a world of difference. Yet when most refer to the phrase it is usually targeted towards helping the homeless, tutoring children, or volunteering at a retirement home. Do … Continue reading

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67.5 million

How is it that worldwide 67.5 million children are out of school? A global lack of education is preventing millions of children from escaping the cycle of extreme poverty. It seems that of the 67.5 million children not receiving primary … Continue reading

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PNOLA 2011

I’m so excited to go on an AB trip this year! In the winter I’ll be volunteering with the Phoenix of New Orleans (PNOLA) for a second time. Last year, I went into complete beast mode and built 15 walls!!! … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for New York, New York, New York!!

Hi everyone! I’m Aliya Prasla and I am a junior at Southern Methodist University! This year I am the site-leader for the Alternative  Breaks trip to New York for Spring break 2012! We are working with God’s Love We Deliver. … Continue reading

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AB-MH Retreat Weekend

Author: {the awesome} Michelle Craig After a two hour ride in the SMU van, eating a 24 ounce bucket of Cheez-Its, and exploration of the Lake Texoma shoreline, the Alternative breaks executive board sat down on a Saturday afternoon to … Continue reading

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