Volunteer Emory

During fall break, many Emory students headed to their hometowns or rewarded themselves with a relaxing four-day weekend, but 70 students elected to devote their time to one of seven alternative break trips organized by Volunteer Emory (VE). But students ...

The day before 70 students were set to head out on their Alternative Fall Breaks, they received a notice that the trips were canceled. The Volunteer Emory-led service trips were canceled this year after organization leaders failed to secure vehicles ...

While many Emory students were lounging by the pool at exotic, tropical locations or flying down the slopes at their favorite ski resorts, volunteers on Alternative Spring Break experiences were helping the homeless, volunteering at orphanages and hospitals or working ...

This past Martin Luther King Jr. Day, over 400 students participated in Emory’s Day On, a comprehensive set of service projects hosted by Volunteer Emory. A slew of local organizations, including the Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House, Trees Atlanta and Habitat ...

In honor of civil rights advocate and leader Martin Luther King Jr., Emory’s King Week kicked off this week with Emory’s Day On, a day of volunteer work hosted by Volunteer Emory (VE). On Monday morning students gathered at the ...

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognized Emory for its 2015 Community Engagement Classification along with 239 other universities in the country this past weekend. Recognized for the first time in 2006, Emory was only eligible to reapply ...

Take a walk around Emory’s campus on a typical day, and you’ll find many signs of a community that values sustainability, and in particular, sustainable food. You might stroll through the Emory Farmers Market on a Tuesday, see placards indicating ...