Tag Archives: social responsibility

Growing Wiser with Age: Community Involvement with Rachel Tan

They say you can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to feel old. SMU sophomore, Rachel Tan of the Lion Befrienders Programme, a youth led programme to visit the homes of the elderly shares with us how there is indeed a child in everyone, silver tresses or not.
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Protecting Predators of the Sea with SMU LKCSP Scholars

"Meaningful impact" can come in many forms. For this group of LKCSP Scholars, a trip to Lombok showed opened their eyes to the brutal reality of the shark fishing industry. Through the Dorsal Effect, they learn more about these deeply misunderstood 'predators' of the sea.
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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.
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#AskASenior: How should I choose an overseas community service project?

An overseas community service project combines two of the hallmarks of the SMU undergraduate experience: social responsibility and global exposure. With so many recruitment drives and info sessions taking place, how does one decide which OCSP to take up? In this post, a Project Pendeza veteran shares some helpful tips.
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Passionate about serving: Why SMU students look forward to giving back

Unlike the archetype of the socially-apathetic millennial, SMU students give back to society by completing a host of community service projects. Read more about why our university's culture of social responsibility has often compelled them to voluntarily put in more than double the compulsory hours.

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