Tag Archives: community service

Venturing into Wanderland

Ngoc Internship in Atlanta
The myriad of global exposure opportunities at SMU was a big factor for Ngoc in her university selection. From overseas community service projects to summer internships in Atlanta, US, here's what her learning journey has been like. read more

Would You Follow Me if I Went to Singapore?

A quick Google search on "Singapore" and Kyung Pyo's bags were packed, heading from the cold winters in South Korea to the warmth of Singapore. impulsive, perhaps. But this SMU accountancy undergraduate says it was the best decision he's made on his own. read more

Stepping Up to Help the Needy

Her empathy for those in need spurred Desiree Yang to start up Saltsteps, Singapore’s first social supermarket. Find out more about her motivations, and the challenges she has faced in turning her vision into reality. read more

A Walk to Remember: Paving the Way to Doing Good

SMU Challenge Walkathon 2015
Sometimes, doing good for others is really an invaluable lesson in return. In this blog post, the SMU Challenge team shares their journey of hopes, road blocks and lessons learnt as they work towards the SMU Challenge Walkathon to be held on 31 July 2016. If you've seen one walkathon, you've seen them all, right? Well, not quite! read more

3 Reasons That Got Me Started on My SMU MBA Journey

Anshuman Chaturvedi MBA Graduate
For SMU MBA graduate Anshuman Chaturvedi, it seems just like yesterday that he was in a state of dilemma on which MBA school to pursue. Today Anushman looks back fondly at the reasons that have taken him from India to Singapore for an unforgettable SMU MBA journey. read more

Project Unsung Heroes 2015: showing our gratitude where it counts

Day in and day out, the support staff on our campus work hard to make SMU a clean, comfortable and safe space for us to work and play. This semester, six of the clubs under the Special Interest and Community Service Sodality got together to help the SMU community show our appreciation to our janitors, technicians and security guards. Read all about it here. read more

“Why must we do 80 hours of community service?”

As a freshman, Manorama viewed SMU's compulsory community service hours with some cynicism. Three years later, she now has an entirely different outlook towards serving the global community, which has taken her to the Philippines and to India. Find out more about Manorama's acts of community service, and how you can support her work with those living in the slums of Nagwa, Varanasi in India. read more

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