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The internationally renowned Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL) at Curry College is pleased to present a 'Free Workshop for Guidance Counselors and Educational Consultants: Helping Students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and/or Executive Function Difficulties Navigate the College Search', offered on Friday, January 27, 2017. This annual workshop will explore the issues facing students with learning disabilities.
Community service is a great way for Curry students to learn and grow by actively participating in organized service experiences that successfully meet the needs of the greater community. Participating in community service provides students with opportunities through which they can reach out to the surrounding area and work to fight for social causes.
Members of four different Curry College athletic teams came out in force during the weekend before Thanksgiving 2016 to volunteer for Best Buddies Massachusetts' Milton 5K Gobbler race/walk. Representatives from Women's Soccer, Cross Country and Tennis, as well as the Football team, helped out with this community event.
For the fifth straight year Curry College athletics teams volunteered their time to help out the Milton Foundation for Education. In October of 2016, it was the Women's Lacrosse, Men’s and Women's Soccer and Football teams representing Curry at the 18th Annual Monster Dash 5K Race and Fun Run.
On Saturday, October 29, the Curry Men's Basketball team volunteered at the Walsh Middle School's 14th Annual 5K Fundraising Fun Run in Framingham. The team helped with multiple facets of the run - setting up the event, serving as the school mascots (Wild Cats), and cheering on runners as they crossed the finish line.
On Sunday, September 25, the Curry College Women's Soccer Team participated in a community service project, serving as "Cheer Squad" for over 9,000 participants in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk. The team exchanged "over 2,000" high fives with the walkers, including several Curry alumni, as they went by on Commonwealth Ave.
On Sunday, September 25, the Curry College Men's Lacrosse Team volunteered at the Walk to End Alzheimer's event in Cambridge. The student-athletes collected signatures which will be sent to Congress to advocate for added funds to find a cure for the disease.
The Curry College Men's Basketball and Women's Softball Teams recently took part in The Dan Breen Memorial 5K Red Shoe Run/Walk, volunteering to run the water stations, direct and cheer on runners, and aid in set up/clean up of the event.
On Monday, April 18, 2016, students from the First-Year Honors Program, led by Professor Allan Hunter, volunteered their time at Rosie’s Place in Boston’s South End. The Curry group helped prepare and serve dinner to over 150 shelter residents. And they even scrubbed the pots and pans afterwards!
For Spring Break of 2016, several Curry students opted to spend their time volunteering for Curry's annual Alternative Spring Break. This year's trip took them down to West Virginia, to build homes for those in need through Habitat for Humanity. Check out this amazing video by Emily Aronica '16, courtesy of The 'Currier Times'.
On Saturday, October 16, 2015 Curry College Athletics once again partnered with Team IMPACT, in their mission to match children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses with local college athletic teams. The Curry's Women's Basketball team drafted sixteen-year-old Khadijah White from Hyde Park, who was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) at birth.
In September of 2015, students and mentors from Curry's First-Year Honors program volunteered to assist Fenway Civic Association in improving the conditions of parks in the Back Bay Fens area of Boston.