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This Back To School Season, What Are Students Going Back To?

  • September 2, 2014
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By Brandon Worth

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What are students in the world’s most economically disadvantaged communities going back to? Students in the U.S. face overcrowded schools with over-burdened teachers and poverty and violence in their communities. In developing countries, kids walk miles to learn in dark, crumbling huts – if they have access to schools at all.

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Service Reflection: The Impact of Service on a buildOn Graduate

  • June 25, 2014
  • Listed in Stories
  • By buildon

This month we’re celebrating the 95% of buildOn students who graduate high school and go on to college – students like Naomi Itzel Rodriguez Jose from the Bronx. Naomi joined buildOn in her sophomore year and contributed to a variety of service projects, including Hurricane Sandy relief. In this college admissions essay, Naomi reflects on […]

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