Tag Archives: Summer Soccer Scholars

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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My Summer as an SBU Teacher

by Grace Feinman-Riordan This summer during my break from studies at NYU, I was lucky enough to be able to come teach at South Bronx United. Having played and loved sports since I was in high school, I was excited to … 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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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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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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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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