Drew Civic Scholar and Political Science major Megan Day’s project works towards breaking down the stereotypes, politicization, and dehumanization that plague the lines of communication between people in the U.S. and people in countries across the Middle East.
Drew Civic Scholar and Psychology major Sabina Camponogara’s project focuses on sexual assault prevention and awareness. Over the course of the year, she will educate the campus on how to prevent and intervene in sexual assault, which will include teaching Drew students facts about sexual assaults and the techniques assailants tend to use.
Drew Civic Scholar and Political Science and German major Nicole Kuruszko devoted her time to ”Life in a Jar”. This is a play based on the life of Irena Sendler, who rescued 2,500 Jewish children during World War II. The Senior Civic Project brought awareness to the difference that one person can make in his or her community, ultimately changing the world in the process. After graduating from Drew in May 2013, Nicole was admitted into the New School’s graduate program in International Relations.
Drew Civic Scholar and Environmental Science and Sustainability major Kara Pennino started the “Just TAP IT” campaign to raise awareness about the negative effects of the bottled water industry on our health, economy, and environment. After graduating from Drew in May 2013, Kara accepted an Americorps position in Philadelphia working to bring healthy food to inner city neighborhoods.