service-learning

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…

Alternative Reading Week Adventures in Toronto

Alternative Reading Week Adventures in Toronto

WRITTEN BY: Jody Chan On Friday, November 8, a group of 17 intrepid Alternative Reading Week Project Leaders journeyed together to a land far, far away…well, around 40 minutes away. But in a hectic time of midterms and assignments, stepping…