BBA+ Weekend students team with AT&T to give back to the local community during the holiday season.

Think globally. Act locally. Certainly this altruistic concept rang true for BBA+ Weekend Group 26 as they chose their Business in Society service learning project: conducting a Thanksgiving food drive and a Christmas toy drive for needy South Florida families. To bring some cheer to those most in need during a holiday season made more […]

BBA+ Weekend group takes community service to new level by entering the policy-making process.

How bright is the Sunshine State when it comes to autism? Weekend BBA+ class with Professor Robert Hogner That’s the question students in the Business in Society class, part of their BBA+ Weekend program in the College of Business Administration, asked in their required community service project. The answer: Not very. Although the conclusion takes […]

BBA+ Weekend class reaches goal and raises the bar on global community service.

Early on, members of the 22nd BBA+ Weekend class knew they had selected a community service project for their Business in Society class that would be both challenging and rewarding. The class chose to support the Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala organization and set an ambitious fundraising goal of $10,000. The final tally for funds raised during […]

BBA+ Weekend class reaches out to better the lives of children in Guatemala.

Just south of the Mexican border, small villages dot the mountainous areas of rural Guatemala. The inhabitants, mostly Mayan families, have overwhelming needs but almost no access to resources of any kind. Education for many Guatemalan children is rudimentary at best. Health aid, sufficient food, adequate housing, clean water—life’s most basic necessities—are out of reach […]

BBA+ Weekend class “lights the night” with commitment to community service.

Chances are, we all know someone—be it a friend, family member, or neighbor—whose life has been touched by cancer. Just such a personal connection with the difficulties faced by a loved one fighting leukemia lit the spark fueling the community service project that students in Group 21 of the current BBA+ Weekend program are supporting. […]