In 1975, when the BU School of Education hired Ruth Shane full-time to run the college’s community experience programs, she’d recently completed her master’s degree here and thought she’d work at BU for two or three years. That was a stunningly low estimate; she found it impossible to walk away from BU’s growing partnership with […]
For six days last week, a School of Theology associate dean video-recorded the racial unrest that has gripped Ferguson, Mo., since August 9, when a white Ferguson police officer shot and killed a black teenager, Michael Brown. The young man was unarmed when he was killed. Day and night, Pamela Lightsey roamed Ferguson’s streets, the […]
BU Today is covering this year’s First-Year Student Outreach Project (FYSOP) live via Twitter for the rest of the week. Share your FYSOP experience under the hashtag #fysop25, and we’ll post your comments today through Friday in the player above.
This week represents a milestone for the First-Year Student Outreach Project (FYSOP). For 25 years, the program, which is run by the Community Service Center, has offered entering freshmen and transfer students a chance to engage in a week of community service projects at sites across the city while getting to know their fellow classmates. […]