Tagged with Generosity

The Election: Not Really Over

The Election: Not Really Over

This election season, I’ve been more tuned in and engaged than ever before, reading news items, listening to commentary.  I didn’t know the word pundit until now.  I’ve also been ready for it to be over for quite a while now, and I don’t think I’m alone in that. Thing is, it’s not over after … Continue reading

10 Days – Guest Post

10 Days – Guest Post

Meet Margaret, class of 2012, with whom I had the pleasure of working last year on our short term service trips.  She co-led a team to serve in one of New York’s public schools as teaching assistants for the week.  While at our school, she also led an initiative called the 10 Days.     … Continue reading

What to Do When You Realize You’re Rich

Recently one of my students and I ended up in a conversation about life after graduation.  (This is what happens when new seniors realize they really are moving into the world at the end of April.) Like many of his peers, especially those who work with our office, he is trying to understand his vocation in light of his … Continue reading

A Generosity Question

A Generosity Question

A student asked the other day about our “pet causes,” the social justice issues we are personally most passionate about.  It’s a tough question for anyone on my staff; we care about a lot of causes very much. But I think if I had to pick one (in the U.S.), I’d say I’m most passionate … Continue reading