Days of Service
- Community Service Day for New Sharks
On Saturday, August 31st 104 NSU Sharks fanned out across the Fort Lauderdale area and took part in a wide variety of projects including: sustainable urban agriculture with the Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Animal care with FRIENDS Ranch, Sorting food donations at Feeding South Florida, a beach clean-up at John U Lloyd State Park, and a clean-up along Canal C-11 with the South Florida Water Management District.
- 9/11 Day of Service
In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001 40 students worked with 3 different community affiliates: Feeding South Florida, the Broward Regional Health Planning Council, and Lauderdale Manor.
- Make a Difference Day
On Monday, January 19, 63 NSU Sharks participated in the MLK Day of Service, across 3 projects in Broward and Dade Counties. Projects included: working at the Dania Beach Garden Patch, Safe Pathways to Safe Neighborhoods with the City of Fort Lauderdale, and a revitalization project at Brownsville Middle School with CityYear Miami.
- National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Together, the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement and Alpha Phi Omega partnered to sponsor National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The week featured a Meet and Greet with local community affiliates, the Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, and an informational session with Lauderdale Manor.
- MLK Day of Service
“Make it a day on, not a day off,” On January 20, 2014 NSU will be teaming up with several community affiliates in service to our community to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To register and participate, click here.
- Cesar Chavez Day of Service
On March 28, 2015 we will be honoring the work of Cesar Chavez, who was a champion of equal rights and dignity for all with a day of service. We will be meeting at 8am at the Shark Fountain and will travel to our worksites from there. We will return to campus about 1pm where we will have pizza and guided reflection on what was learned through service to the community. More information regarding projects will be forthcoming, but please use this link (https://orgsync.com/45785/forms/125050) to register to take part in the day.
- Earth Day of Service
Earth Day was started in 1970 as a way to raise awareness through active participation and education in environmental protection. NSU will be hosting an Earth Day of Service on April 5th and will feature projects centered on environmental care. To register and participate, click here.