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A Summer Home

By Gurjinder Singh I started working with SBU eight months ago in January as a social work intern. I had a marvelous experience tutoring many enthusiastic SBU students that I decided to continue for the summer. Growing up attending New … Continue reading

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The Highlight of My Summer

  My name is Tyvon Foster. I am entering my senior at Adelphi University majoring in social work. I am also a student athlete on the track and field team. I’m from Mount Vernon, New York. What I plan to … Continue reading

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Introduction to Engineering

This summer, I taught an introductory engineering course at SBU. As many people learn once they’re already looking for a job, engineers are in high demand. Most high-school students are not even sure what an engineer is or what they … Continue reading

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From Ann Arbor to the Bronx

This summer has delivered an enormous amount of realizations about the community throughout the South Bronx. Before arriving in New York from Ann Arbor I envisioned how my day-to-day duties, consistent interactions with the kids, and overall experience with SBU … Continue reading

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The Learning Curve

My name is Carlos Grimes a rising sophomore at Ithaca College majoring in Business Administration. This summer I was given the opportunity to join the South Bronx United family. During my time here I have met some great kids who … Continue reading

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A Summer at Home with SBU

6 months ago I applied for South Bronx United, hoping to make an impact on the students I would come across. Born and raised in the Bronx, I knew this would be an opportunity to explore every part of my home. … Continue reading

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Going Back To School

  Summer vacation is usually a time spent away from school, a time filled with friends, family, and relaxation, and hopefully a job or internship. At least that’s always been the case with me. This summer, I was lucky enough … Continue reading

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What I Learned From My Students

This summer, I interned at South Bronx United’s Summer Soccer Scholars’ Program as an SAT tutor. I am interested in math education and hoped the internship would help me learn more about a career in education. At the beginning of … Continue reading

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Reflections on SBU Summer Soccer Scholars

About two months ago, SBU student-athletes gathered out in front of the Mott Haven High School campus with tear-filled eyes and heavy hearts as they said goodbye to their friends, their teachers, and their coaches who mentored them throughout the … Continue reading

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How SBU Has Changed Me (in the words of a college student and summer soccer scholars teacher)

My name is Eniola Alawoya, and I was the creative writing teacher this past summer at the SBU summer soccer scholars program. I am an english and education major at SUNY Oswego.  Going into SBU, I did not know what … Continue reading

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