community service

Team Building over the Holidays

Every year on the Greek Student’s Association we aim to maintain at atmosphere of inclusivity and engagement for our incoming directors and executives. Although we have small events throughout the year where we can each get to know each other…

Alternative Reading Week

Alternative Reading Week

The holidays are over and you are back in school. What are you looking forward to now? Reading Week!! Well there is a great opportunity that is being offered on campus, Alternative Reading Week. If you want to get involved…

Energy Exchange Experience

Energy Exchange Experience

The Energy Exchange Experience, coordinated through UTM’s Department of Student Housing and Residence Life, is a three-day Alternative Reading Week program which ran for the second time during the 2013-2014 academic year. As the current Community Partner Assistant, my role…

Graduate Student Perspectives on Service-Learning

Graduate Student Perspectives on Service-Learning

Service-Learning is a community based learning experience in which students are active participants in creating knowledge through supporting projects that address community-identified needs. A key difference between volunteerism and service learning is in the intentional capacity for mutual benefit and…

Putting the Toronto into UofT

Putting the Toronto into UofT

WRITTEN BY: Kaylah Krajnc   There are many reasons to be excited about Alternative Reading Week: meeting amazing people, making new friends, doing something productive with your reading week, and of course doing something non-academic related for three whole days…