COLLEGE IMPACT – VOLUNTEERING ON CAMPUS PART II

MIT students are making a change in campus life through volunteering. As part of a special feature, the AltrUHelp blog will spotlight several MIT student organizations that are creating a big impact on campus. In our first post we explored the impact of Lean on Me. Get to know a group of bright and motivated people who strive to actively work for the better!Fossil Free Logo

Fossil Free MIT—Volunteers Sit in for Sustainability

On October 21, MIT released its climate action plan, the Institute’s agenda for climate change. A group of students felt that the plan lacked ambition and wasn’t advanced enough to match MIT’s long held stance of developing forward technology in the field of clean energy. The next day, that group created Fossil Free MIT. Continue reading

College Impact – Volunteering on Campus

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MIT students are making a change in campus life through volunteering. As part of a special feature, the AltrUHelp blog will spotlight several MIT student organizations that are creating a big impact on campus. Get to know a group of bright and motivated people who strive to actively work for the better!

Health and wellness are issues that have long concerned students and staff at MIT. One student lead organization is tackling this problem head on. Andy Trattner, Linda Jing, and Nikhil Buduma created Lean on Me, an anonymous peer support network that automatically connects students with volunteer supporters and counselors through mobile text. Continue reading