Many students are unsure of what they want to do once they graduate college, a decision that often becomes more difficult to make as your time at LVC comes to a close. As an LVC 2009 graduate of Music Education, Sarah Linde has delayed beginning a traditional teaching career as she spends a year working with inner city students of Philadelphia. Read Sarah Linde’s story of her choice to become a City Year corps member.
“Who knew I'd use my music degree to help students write raps and beats? Honestly, it was the last thing on my mind at graduation. I wanted to help, but could I honestly give an entire year of my life to help decrease the 50% high school dropout rate? Mentoring and tutoring were important, sure, but how in the world could I make a serious difference? I took the plunge and applied to City Year Greater Philadelphia as a corps member. I was accepted on May 15th, the day before I graduated from Lebanon Valley. Throughout my experience, I am realizing the huge impact this experience has had on my future teaching career.” Continue Reading: Sarah Linde's essay
Sarah will be on campus Monday, March 15th, 2010 to talk with students about City Year and AmeriCorps opportunities. She will be holding an information session from 6:00-7:00pm in Humanities 302 and will be available at a table display in Mund College Center from 10:30am-1:00pm and 4:30-5:30pm.