Days of Service
- Community Service Day for New Sharks/Shark Service Day
On Saturday, August 29th , 73 NSU Sharks fanned out across the Fort Lauderdale area and took part in a wide variety of projects including: Fort Lauderdale Ready Day – joining the City of Fort Lauderdale distributing all over the neighborhood packages with literature – including information with emergency preparedness for the hurricane season. Other groups students visited the Dania Beach Garden Patch for a couple of different projects.
- 9/11 Day of Service
In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, a group of students went to Snyder Park in Fort Lauderdale to help clean up the area assigned be utilized as a Frisbee Golf course project in clean nature.
- Make a Difference Day
Make a Difference Day originated in 1992, growing to be the largest community service effort in the nation. It takes place annually on the fourth Saturday of the October. This day rallies the efforts of major corporations, government officials, charitable organizations and the average American. Over 3 million people participate each year… make sure to be a part! On Saturday, October 24, we’ll have places to go and be part of this national day. Register at www.orgsync.com
- National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Together, the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement and Alpha Phi Omega partnered to sponsor National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The week featured a Meet and Greet with local community affiliates, the Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, and an informational session with Lauderdale Manor.
- MLK Day of Service
“Make it a day on, not a day off,” On January 20, 2014 NSU will be teaming up with several community affiliates in service to our community to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To register and participate, click here.
- Cesar Chavez Day of Service
On March 28, 2015 we will be honoring the work of Cesar Chavez, who was a champion of equal rights and dignity for all with a day of service. We will be meeting at 8am at the Shark Fountain and will travel to our worksites from there. We will return to campus about 1pm where we will have pizza and guided reflection on what was learned through service to the community. More information regarding projects will be forthcoming, but please use this link (https://orgsync.com/45785/forms/125050) to register to take part in the day.
- Earth Day of Service
Earth Day was started in 1970 as a way to raise awareness through active participation and education in environmental protection. NSU will be hosting an Earth Day of Service on April 5th and will feature projects centered on environmental care. To register and participate, click here.