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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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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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Sports Journalism at SBU

by Ethan Back I am a rising Junior at the University of Pennsylvania studying History and Spanish. Outside of the classroom, my passions are sports journalism and soccer, so I was very much looking forward to my summer as part … Continue reading

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What SBU was for Me

By Ama Adutwiwaa When I was introduced to South Bronx United (SBU) I was given the idea that the program was soccer oriented.  With extensive research, I realized that its not. SBU is a program that uses soccer to enforce … Continue reading

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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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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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The Student Teaches The Teacher

by Janelle Mallen I rarely find myself at a loss for words, especially when writing about my own personal experiences… until now. To try and sum up my experience with SBU through a brief summary has proven to be entirely … Continue reading

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My Journey to the Bronx

When I first heard I had a chance to intern with South Bronx United, I thought it would be just an easy, fun job. I love kids, and I love soccer; what more did I need? I assumed my time … Continue reading

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