Generosity is not only an admirable trait, but can also allow you to learn more about the experiences of others. Take some time out of your school year to BGenerous and find the personal joy of giving.
Acts of generosity such as volunteering your time, effort, or services can help relieve stress and strengthen your personal perspective on life. Take some free time to explore your options on how you can become a man or woman for others.
Feeling stressed? Want to BGenerous this semester?
Schedule an appointment with the Office of Health Promotion for your Individual Health Plan.
- Be exposed to new people and places
- Develop a new skill, interest, or hobby
- Become part of a bigger community
- Receive greater motivation to help others
- Solidify changing beliefs and values
- Explore wider career options
Those who volunteer and pursue ways to give back to the community often have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life than those who do not. BGenerous this year by getting involved on and off campus. Here are some suggestions:
- Do a good deed or random act of kindness everyday
- Advocate for a friend or family member in need
- Join a student service organization on campus
- Make service part of your coursework through the PULSE Program
- Participate in a service immersion trip
- Apply for full-time post-graduate service opportunities
- Take advantage of service opportunities at a volunteer fair
- Foster awareness about important national and global concerns
- Visit the Volunteer & Service Learning Center in McElroy 114
- Donate to BC or encourage others to do so