Three receive community service summer internships

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Three students were recently chosen as the recipients of two community service internships for the summer.

Shaniqua Rogers ’12 and Helena-Jasmine Sowah ’13 are the recipients of the Class of 1973 Community Service Internship funding. The internships are funded by the class in honor of its 35th class reunion.

Rogers, a sociology and Africana studies major, will spend the summer working with children at the Educational Alliance in New York City. She will work as a dance instructor and help manage volunteers at various events throughout the summer.

Sowah, a political science major, will work with high school juniors at New Settlement Apartment’s College Access Center in the Bronx. She will help students begin their college search and application process by counselors to help enroll students in free SAT classes and visits to colleges throughout New York City.

Chelsea Curtis ’12 received the Roger H. Hull Summer Community Service Internship, an endowed internship supported by the College’s Board of Trustees. Curtis, a neuroscience major, will continue her work at the Joan Nicole Prince Home in Scotia providing medical and comfort care to the terminally ill residents. Curtis will use the experience to further her goal to become a physician’s assistant.