Tag Archives: Summer Soccer Scholars

Moving and Passing: Soccer, Poetry, and Social Justice collide

Performance Artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph partnered with SBU Summer Soccer Scholars program to create Moving and Passing, an intersection of community, education, and art that enabled Bronx youth to explore themes of social justice and immigration through poetry and their passion for soccer. This project was … Continue reading

Posted in Lucinda Dass | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Moving and Passing: Soccer, Poetry, and Social Justice collide

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

Posted in Lucinda Dass | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Gnim Bazim: Where is He Now?

Student-Athletes Explore their Artistic Side in the SBU Karen Barth Arts Program

Student-athletes in the SBU Academy now have the opportunity to learn artistic concepts, experiment with various visual art forms, and gain exposure to instruction that is lacking in many public schools.  This arts enrichment programming is offered through the new SBU Karen Barth … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Student-Athletes Explore their Artistic Side in the SBU Karen Barth Arts Program

From the SBU Photography Club

This summer, South Bronx United held a photography club as a part of its Summer Soccer Scholars curriculum. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, students learned the foundations of  photography and applied the lessons. For the first assignment, students created a pinhole … Continue reading

Posted in Rotceh Maldonado | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Sara Conley | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on SBU Summer Soccer Scholars Explore Migration Themes and Build Memories

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

Posted in Jackie Aboulafia | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Social Change Through Education

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

Posted in Adam Priest | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Growing Through Teaching

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

Posted in Andrew So, Featured Articles | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Summer Soccer Scholars Excel in the Classroom and on the Field

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

Posted in Ethan Back, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Sports Journalism at SBU

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

Posted in Ama Adutwiwaa | Tagged , , | Comments Off on What SBU was for Me