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March, 2014

“School children master STEM with self-built underwater robots”, BYU News; Roughly 450 elementary and middle school children demonstrated their underwater robot engineering skills Wednesday at the annual Utah Underwater Robotics competition. BYU Y-Serve’s Underwater Robotics program assist students making their robots.

December 3rd, 2013:

“Annual Sub for Santa program bringing Christmas cheer to Utah County”, The Universe: The Sub-for-Santa program is striving to bring Christmas cheer to underprivledged families in Utah County. Serve with Sub-for-Santa.

November 26th, 2013:

“Heritage School makes strides to end stigma against mental illness”, The Universe: Heritage School is a Provo-based nonprofit helping teenagers who are struggling with psychiatric issues. Volunteer with Heritage.

October 31st, 2013:

IMG_0583“Y-Serve plans to give more than candy this Halloween”, The Universe: Provo’s annual Halloween carnival invites BYU students to serve and have fun with many volunteer opportunities. Check out Provo Activities.

October 17th, 2013:

“School for at-risk teens hosts scholarship gala”, The Universe, “The goal of the Gala is to raise funds to support the extra programs we provide the youth, including performing arts and equine therapy.” Learn more about Heritage School.

October 3rd, 2013:

“These are the most generous cities in the US”, Business Insider: a study of 400 American cities and volunteerism ranks Provo, UT as the most generous city in the United States.

September 17th, 2013:

“Y-Serve students learning the why of service”The Universe: ‘Uniting our programs this weekend is going to ignite the Y-Serve spirit across campus, because we are working together rather than as solitary entities.’ said Drew Curtis, a program director for global services.”

“Go forth and serve: Y-Serve offers opportunities on campus”, The Universe: “I can’t tell you how many times a day I see a student walk through the door and say, ‘Tell me about this place; I feel like I need to be here,’” Green said. “It’s like a spiritual invitation.”

August 12th, 2013:

252503_1885769823800_3367680_n“BYU students help at-risk youth through Y-Serve”The Universe: “One of the newest programs offered…is a collaboration with Heritage School…a treatment center for at-risk youth that focuses on helping the students develop positive relationships.” Volunteer at Heritage School today.

August 7th, 2013:

IMG_0530Global Service Center turns to BYU for translation”, The Universe: “work with the Global Service Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to translate correspondence between countries with less common languages and LDS Church headquarters.” If you know another language, help with Global Service.

June 3rd, 2013: 

DSC_0140“New Y-Serve program gives students an opportunity to serve seniors”, The Universe: “rather than taking the seniors to the classes, she decided to take the classes to the seniors.” More on Senior Academy.

April 10th, 2013

“Go forth to Serve” by : “Confession: I started attending Y-Serve activities because my boyfriend dumped me…poor broken-hearted me was in desperate need of some warm fuzzies.”

April 5th, 2013:

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“April peak month for homelessness in Utah County”, The Universe: “With the recession, the economy, there has been a slow recovery, but many family situations haven’t recovered yet,” said Myla Dutton, executive director at Community Action Services and Food Bank. Get involved with Community Action at BYU.

March 21st, 2013: 

adaptiveaquaticsreal-10“BYU reaching out to youth”The Universe: “To make sure all children are encouraged to pursue a higher education, the Center for Service and Learning at BYU will host Project Youth…to inspire 5th and 6th grade students from underprivileged families and Title 1 schools to attend college.” More on Project Youth.

February 11th, 2013:

tifserve“Serve to show your love”, The Universe: “Y-Serve, will be hosting a Valentine’s Day service activity on Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in room 3280 of the Wilkinson Student Center. Learn more about Service Dates.

November 18th, 2013: 

photo for website VINEYARD“The Vineyard program allows students to put language skills to use”, The Universe: “Volunteers are needed to assist with Church translation materials, media, technology, and tutoring” Check out Vineyard at BYU.

October 3rd, 2012: 

“Reaching 4,500 hours of service with a smile”, The Universe: “Jamie Taylor has brought many of his unique talents to the Center for Service and Learning in the five years that he has worked there.”

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