Tag Archives: Education

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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Growing Through Teaching

This past summer I interned at South Bronx United teaching math, physics, and engineering to 7th, 8th and 9th grade students. Well, that is what I technically did, but there was a lot more to it than that. As a … Continue reading

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Summer Soccer Scholars Excel in the Classroom and on the Field

During five weeks of July and August, South Bronx United’s Summer Soccer Scholars demonstrated that summer isn’t just fun and games.  80 student-athletes, going into grades 6 through 12, tested engineering and physics principles, debated controversial criminal cases, created shorts … Continue reading

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Learning from the World at the Global Youth Summit in England

In June, I had the once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the Global Youth Summit in Manchester, England, a week long program hosted by the City Football Group’s Cityzens Giving and City in the Community programs.  Held at the … Continue reading

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SBU Literacy Day: Bringing the Joy of Reading to the Soccer Pitch

BRONX, NY – Over 500 boys and girls attend South Bronx United’s Recreational Program at Macombs Dam Park and Mullaly Park each Saturday to play soccer.  On May 9th, they also had the opportunity to take home free books and experience the … Continue reading

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City Showcase Symposium Puts NYC Student-Athletes on the Path to College

NEW YORK, NY – On April 2nd, South Bronx United organized the 2015 City Showcase Symposium to kickoff the City Showcase weekend that also included a youth soccer tournament on Randall’s Island. The event, held at Baruch College for a … Continue reading

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Summer Soccer Scholars Study Science, Journalism, and More

SBU Summer Scholars Canoeing at Orchard Beach Lagoon For the fourth consecutive summer, South Bronx United’s Summer Soccer Scholars took to the classroom, the soccer field, and even the water.  The five-week program served 80 boys and girls, ages 11-18, … Continue reading

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