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Bank of North Dakota

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Why am I writing about a bank in North Dakota, USA? Because this bank is a publicly owned bank which is the only established one in the US so far. This seemingly business related post is actually a post on civic engagement. How so? The Bank of North Dakota (BND) has a vision to “be helpful to and assist in the development of… financial institutions… within the State.”

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Count to 100: 100 Classrooms in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

During the Taliban regime, by law, girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to go to school and it was punishable by death. Even though this law was lifted, there is very limited access to schools and a proper education.

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Fresh Food and Farmers Markets: A Local Alternative

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Fresh berries, delicious jams and honeys, and a variety of vegetables; it’s that time of year again when farmers markets start cropping up all around the city.

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My Experience Volunteering as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley

Anju recounts her experience as an In School Mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley, and what she learned about herself and others.

By: Anju Chhokar 213 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 4 Reasons to Become a Coach

Stephen Kaita

Coaches. We have had them since we were five-years-old in sports, academics, or life. Throughout the years, we learn from other people, and this has had an influence on who we become. This is an article on reasons to become a coach. 

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Taking On More Challenging Volunteer Roles

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Challenging volunteer positions require more time and effort, but they can also be important stepping stones in your career path. Check out what Nicola says you need to be successful in a more difficult volunteer position.

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How to Work, Study, and Volunteer at the Same Time

Professional Associations and Clubs

If you're finding the prospect of working and volunteering while being a student daunting, don't fear! Hear from two SFU students leading busy yet productive lives.

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Strategic Volunteering: Lessons From a Mature Student

Professional Development

Averyl from SFU Public Square shares some insights from experiences volunteering, and has created this list of tips to help you get the most out of your volunteer positions!

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Volunteer Abroad with AIESEC

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In her latest article, Kim gives an introduction to the international organization AIESEC. If you want to volunteer in places around the globe, read on to learn about getting involved with the AIESEC's SFU chapter!

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SFU Club of the Week: UNICEF SFU

Professional Associations and Clubs

In this week's Club of the Week, Emily takes a look at UNICEF SFU, and interviews their current President, Katie Mai. Read more to learn about UNICEF's activities on campus!

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