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  • President Service Award
    President Service Awards recognize individuals and organizations within NYU that have had an extraordinary impact on the university and the community. 
  • Nia Awards
    The Nia Awards recognize the achievements of members of the NYU community for promoting diversity and social justice.
  • Healthy Interpersonal Relationships
    Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority & The Civic Engagement Team held an informational event to inform students about the ways to participate in community service on NYU’s campus.
  • SERVE! Commuter Service Program
    SERVE! is a one-year program designed for service-oriented commuter and off-campus students to participate in community service projects.
  • NYU Two Birds, One Stone
    Two Birds, One Stone is a student run organization dedicated to feeding the hungry and homeless population in NYC while reducing the amount of food wasted in NYU dining halls.
  • NYU Supersizes Its Earth Week
    Earth Day 2011: NYU held more than two dozen events featuring ways to connect with your environment and your community, including panel discussions, volunteer opportunities, and film screenings.
  • NYU Joins National College Advising Corps
    The NYU National College Advising Corps aims to increase the number of low-income, first-generation-college, underrepresented students who enter and complete higher education.
  • NYU Chefs for Schools
    NYU Chefs for Schools strives to address issues of food inequality in underserved communities.
  • Holiday for the Troops
    NYU Nursing community with the help of small businesses organized a collection to honor and show gratitude and appreciation for troops' national service.
  • NYU International Students Volunteer Opportunities
    This blog is a resource of information, important dates, deadlines and events related to the international student experience at NYU.
  • NYU Carlyle Court - Volunteer Opportunities
    NYU Carlyle Court presents its residents with various volunteer opportunities tours to peer exchange.
  • NYU Earth Day Celebrations 2013
    NYU celebrates the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day with a week long program of events.
  • NYU Steinhardt Science Fair
    High school student science fair hosted by NYU Steinhardt gathers students and teachers from more than 50 New York City public schools.
  • McSilver Awards
    NYU’s McSilver Institute’s first annual McSilver Awards recognize those who assist children and families living in poverty.
  • Community Agriculture Project at NYU
    Volunteer opportunities are presented by the Community Agriculture Club at NYU, focused on learning the theory and practice of urban agriculture.
  • Tots and Seniors: Creating Community Spaces on the Superblocks
    NYU is creating space for two local nonprofit groups in the University’s Washington Square Village complex: a new childcare facility and space to assist seniors.
  • NYUGreen Day of Service
    NYUGreen Day of Service saw sustainability-conscious student volunteers from NYU’s Sustainability Task helping to engage and connect New Yorkers with the waterfront region.
  • NYU College Horizons for Native American High Schoolers
    NYU hosted the week-long program College Horizons and College Prep Week for Native American High Schoolers.
  • Graduate Volunteers
    NYU Graduate Residence Halls now help you to find volunteer opportunities.
  • MillionTreesNYC
    MillionTreesNYC and NYU Class of 2017 care for east NY trees.
  • Violets Volunteer in UK for NYU Global Initiative
    The NYU women’s soccer team spent 10 days in the United Kingdom this past August as part of the TeamNYUGlobal:Education, Service and Sport Initiative.
  • SAT Tutoring for Underprivileged High Schoolers
    NYU University Hall gathered volunteer coaches to tutor underprivileged high-schoolers for their SATs.
  • NYU Peer Health Exchange
    NYU Carlyle Court gathered students to join Peer Health Exchange and give teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions.
  • NYU & Visiting Neighbors
    Visiting Neighbors, which serves hundreds of seniors living alone in the Village, the Lower East Side and Chelsea, moved into its suite of just-renovated new offices in Washington Square Village.
  • NYU Center for Children: Sing for Hope Volunteer Opportunity
    Sing for Hope provides professional artists with opportunities to use their time and talent in order to give back to local communities.
  • World Faith: The Interfaith Service Network
    NYU hosted a fudraising event for World Faith in the form of a Spring Benefit.
  • MLK Week of Service - Making a Difference in the Community
    For the ninth-consecutive year, the NYU commemorated Dr. King’s visit and his legacy by hosting a weeklong schedule of special events and programs.
  • MLK Scholars Program: Shaping New Leaders and Building the Community
    The MLK Scholars Program brings together students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in academic achievement and distinguished leadership
  • NYU's Habitat for Humanity Club
    Habitat for Humanity aims to provide low-income families the benefits of affordable home ownership by building low-cost houses using volunteer labor and donated materials and funds.
  • NYU ShowUcare
    ShowUcare is a week held in celebration of National Volunteer Week and Global Youth Service Day.
  • NYU Alternative Breaks Program
    The Program provides students with the opportunity to learn about political and social community dynamics while becoming a catalyst for collaborative social change.
  • Primary NYU Student Service Programs
    The NYU Office of Civic Engagement coordinates employment and service programs that let students develop rich relationships with local organizations, including non-profits, public schools, and civic groups.
  • NYU Volunteer Effort with Laundromat Project
    NYU students volunteer at the Laundromat Projects, a program which brings art, artists, and arts programming into laundromats and other everyday spaces.
  • NYU Service
    New York City is full of opportunities for sustained community engagement. NYU provides opportunities to serve NYC and all over the world through international service programs.
  • Center for Student Activities, Leadership and Service
    The Center provides opportunities to discover and build community through student engagement.
  • NYU Project OutReach Program
    Project OutReach is a five-day intensive orientation to community service for incoming service-minded first-year and transfer students at NYU.
  • NYU Best Buddies Program
    Best Buddies is a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • NYU Volunteer Opportunities
    Numerous volunteer and community outreach opportunities are posted to NYU Volunteer Pinterest page.
  • NYU Service Project
    NYU partners with VolunteerMatch, an organization which strengthens communities by making it easier for people and causes to connect.
  • NYU Alpha Phi Omega Chapter's Volunteer Efforts
    Alpha Phi Omega is a not-for-profit organization. The purpose of this co-ed community is to assemble college students in a national service fraternity.
  • NYU Red Cross Club
    The club, which works with the American Red Cross in Greater New York chapter, aims to provide Red Cross services to the NYU community.
  • NYU Asian Initiative Club
    The club continues to provide service and avenues to serve the community, both inside and outside the school.
  • NYU Black Family Reunion Club
    The club aims to unify the Black organizations and students on campus as a means of promoting active community services.
  • NYU China Care Club
    NYU China Care is a student-run organization that raises awareness and funds for Chinese orphans who need life-saving surgeries.
  • NYU Circle K International Club
    The mission of Cicle K International is to develop college students who are responsible citizens and leaders with lifelong committment to community service worldwide.
  • NYU Colleges Against Cancer Chapter
    The mission of Colleges Against Cancer is to unite the NYU community in the fight against cancer, by working towards a signature overnight fundraising event, Relay for Life.
  • NYU Friend to Friend Club
    Friend to Friend will enable NYU students to dedicate their time to improving the daily lives of children with autism through social interaction and individual attention.
  • NYU Keep A Child Alive Club
    "Keep A Child Alive" is dedicated to the provision of funding for HIV treatment and securing services for children and families in need.
  • NYU Bone Marrow Donor Club
    The club works with DKMS Americas to register young people throughout New York City to become potential bone marrow donors.
  • NYU MIS Club
    MIS Club volunteers services to empower disadvantaged communities and assist them in developing skills to meet the challenges of tomorrow's Information Age.
  • Project Sunshine at NYU
    Project Sunshine provides services to children with long-term illnesses and disabilities along with their families in the New York City area.
  • NYU Rotoract Club
    Rotaract provides an opportunity for students to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development and to address the physical and social needs of their communities.
  • NYU Organ Donation Initiative
    The Initiative raises awareness and promotes donor registration in the face of a growing health crisis -- the dire need for organ and tissue transplants.
  • NYU Teachers Without Borders Group
    Teachers Without Borders serves to help close the global education divide through teacher professional development and community education in developing countries.
  • NYU World Vision Club
    World Vision U.S. is a Christian humanitarian non-profit organizationthat helps children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty.
  • Global Service At NYU
    Global volunteerism provides an opportunity to learn about new cultures and experience first-hand underlying causes of important social development needs within our communities.
  • NYU Community Service Resources
    NYU has partnered with VolunteerMatch to help engage students, faculty and staff in volunteer service with nonprofit organizations.
  • Fraternity and Sorority Living/Learning Community
    NYU's Fraternity & Sorority Life community boasts a vibrant living and learning community at Lafayette Residence Hall.
  • LiveWellNYU Program
    LiveWellNYU clubs and organizations are committed to helping NYU students improve their lives.
  • NYU Health Leads Program
    In partnership with providers in urban clinics, Health Leads’ volunteers connect low-income patients with the basic resources they need to be healthy.
  • Youth Mentorship Programs
    'It Takes a Village' is an after school, predominantly Black, all-male middle school program located at KIPP Academy in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that focuses on the academic success of its students.
  • NYU Law School Immigrant Rights Project
    The Project goes to detention facilities in New Jersey to inform detainees about their rights.
  • Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project
    IRAP is a student-driven organization that matches law students with pro bono supervising attorneys and provides legal representation to Iraqi refugees.
  • A Peace Corps Volunteer Stays Close to the Lives He Changed
    One NYU graduate's ongoing efforts to provide global service after the Peace Corps.
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Students Volunteer at Makindu Children's Center
    For 12 NYUAD students, spring break brought a chance to offer their time and talents to the Makindu Children's Center in rural Kenya.
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Students Receive President's Service Award
    The award recognizes valuable members among the NYU community who have made outstanding contributions to campus life, the student population, and the university network as a whole.
  • NYU Global Brigade
    A portal for the NYU chapter of Global Brigades USA, is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization.
  • NYU Shanghai Service Fair
    Over 125 NYU Shanghai students attended the NYU Shanghai Service Fair to learn how they could become more active in their community. 
  • The NYUServiceProject
    This global initiative that helps connect students to service opportunities at NYU New York and NYU Shanghai.
  • Stern International Volunteers Program
    In Spring 2011, 21 undergraduate students participated in Stern's International Volunteers Program. In New York, they learned how business can create value for people in poverty and then they traveled to Lima, Peru to put what they learned into practice.
  • NYU Stern SEA International Trek Organization
    This organization of NYU Stern MBA students is a local chapter of Net Impact and one of the largest and most active student clubs at Stern. Their mission is to propel the next generation of socially responsible business leaders through education, inspiration, and conversation.

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