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Gnim Bazim: Where is He Now?

Gnim Bazim has been part of South Bronx United for six years, joining the organization as a 12-year old. With the help of our Director of College Placement and Alumni, Tom DeMaio, Gnim is currently a senior at Mercersburg Boarding School in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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SBU Alumnus Beaufils Kimpolo: South Bronx United is Home

South Bronx United to me has been more than just a soccer club. Unlike many other soccer clubs throughout New York City, SBU has helped me improve my academic performances all throughout high school, especially when it came to English … Continue reading

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SBU Summer Soccer Scholars Explore Migration Themes and Build Memories

Every year, South Bronx United engages students in a five-week summer program.  The SBU Summer Soccer Scholars program gives students the chance to exercise their brains and bodies while providing new opportunities and activities around the greater metropolitan area.  This year’s … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Press Releases Audio Documentary

BRONX, NEW YORK– The South Bronx United Journalism Club formed in the summer of 2015.  Throughout the Club’s first tenure, students conducted interviews, shot photographs, and designed print layouts. That fall, the South Bronx United Press published its first newspaper, which explored … Continue reading

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SBU Academy Class of 2016

The SBU Academy Class of 2016 is graduating this month! Our graduates have committed to the following colleges, so far: Esmeralda Arellano, Borough of Manhattan Community College Anayeli Bolaños, Undecided Kevin Camacho, Undecided Ousman Ceesay, Morrisville State Abou Diaby, Suffield … Continue reading

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SBU 6th Annual Literacy Day: The Joy of Reading Comes to the Soccer Pitch

BRONX, NY — On Saturday, May 14 families and students of all ages gathered at Macombs Dam Park to participate in South Bronx United’s 6th Annual Literacy Day, an event that coincided with the organization’s soccer Recreational Program.  The event, … Continue reading

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SBU Hosts annual Literacy Day on May 14th

BRONX, NY–South Bronx United will hold its 6th annual Literacy Day to encourage children and youth to become active readers. Over 450 boys and girls aged from 4-16 years old are expected to attend the event, which will be held on Saturday, May … Continue reading

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2016 City Showcase and Symposium Coming in March

BRONX, NY—For three days in March, South Bronx United will once again turn all attention to showcasing its high school student-athletes on the soccer field and connecting them with resources around college athletic recruitment and college admissions at the City … Continue reading

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Adjusting to College

My first semester at Bronx Community College was not really what I expected college to be. After being in high school for four years, I had grown accustomed to having the same schedule everyday and seeing friends in every class.  College … Continue reading

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Social Change Through Education

I cannot pinpoint exactly one moment that made me realize how happy I was to intern with South Bronx United this summer. Instead, I can describe small snapshots of memories from various times over the six weeks, which can hopefully start … Continue reading

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