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“Talk Saves Lives” Offers In-Depth Conversation About Suicide

Suicide is a difficult topic for many of us to talk about. Serious discussions about suicide are not common, but such discussions encourage awareness and action, which are the building blocks of prevention. On Monday, September 10, Kappa Chi collaborated with The Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) to bring Talk Saves Lives, a program that encourages individuals to become educated about this often-misunderstood
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Give a Little, Feed a Lot Food Drive a Major Success

The Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) partnered with the New Hampshire Food Bank for their tenth annual Give a Little, Feed a Lot (GALFAL) food drive held on Saturday, September 15. More than 150 student and faculty volunteers trekked into nearby Manchester neighborhoods to collect food from residents to deliver to the New Hampshire Food Bank. The CCEL delivered brown paper bags to
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Give A Little, Feed A Lot To Celebrate Its Tenth Year

The SNHU community is at its most vibrant and enthusiastic when it comes together to support the local community and help those in need. Each year, the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) teams up with the NH Food Bank to sponsor Give a Little, Feed a Lot (GALFAL), a campus-wide service project that will celebrate its tenth year on Saturday, September 15. GALFAL
Alternative Break will be visiting Washington D.C. again this year.
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Alternative Break Locations Revealed: Travel and Serve with CCEL

There are some opportunities that are rare to get outside of college. Elizabeth Richards and her team at The Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) know this. Today at the Involvement Fair, CCEL announced the trip locations for Alternative Break (AB). Through this program, students have the chance to spend their spring break traveling to a community service project. The AB locations are always
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SNHU Fulfilling Student Needs with The Cupboard

College campuses struggle with the epidemic of food insecurity among students. SNHU is not immune to this problem. That's why staff from various offices have come together to create a solution called The Cupboard. The Cupboard is a reserve of food and basic personal necessities that is accessible to any SNHU community members in need of these items. Students, staff and faculty can visit
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Out of the Darkness Walk Sheds Light on Suicide Awareness

This upcoming Sunday, April 8, the Center for Community Engaged Learning will be hosting their annual Out of the Darkness Walk which benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). SNHU community members can form teams for the walk and raise money to fund research, education, advocacy and support for those affected by suicide. SNHU students can make a team at afsp.org/SNHU. At the
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SNHU Students Respond to the High School Shooting in Parkland Florida

In response to the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a collaboration between the Office of Diversity Programming, the Women’s Center and the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) brought together a group of students and faculty to discuss the impact of school shootings and how to react and prevent the desensitization to mass casualty events. One of the
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It’s Time to Ask Big Questions

“When you understand others, you understand better yourself”. This is the idea that Ask Big Questions Campus Conversation Challenge (ABQ) is looking to have members of SNHU community engage in. The ABQ Initiative represents an opportunity for the members of the Southern New Hampshire University community to see and hear each other deeply. This is done through conversations where members are guided to ask,
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Help Battle Food Insecurity During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Hunger and homelessness are two issues that affect countless individuals across the globe. The week of November 11-19 is nationally known as Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The National Coalition for the Homeless and The National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness sponsor this nationwide event every year with the goal of generating awareness and promoting volunteer opportunities. Here at SNHU, The Center for
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Beth Anderson: A Champion of Causes

People are sometimes all talk and no action. Beth Anderson, the Vista for the Community Center for Engaged Learning (CCEL) is not one of those people. Her position, which is officially known as the AmeriCorps VISTA, entails a year of servicing the community at large. A large part of her job is directed towards the capacity building of nonprofit organizations to help that organization