Video: Volunteer program helps
students Buddy Up with local kids © July 6, 2012, Norwich University Office of Communications

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This video focuses on Carolina Suazo, a Norwich University criminal justice student who coordinates Buddy Up, a youth mentoring program.

Organized through Norwich’s Center for Civic Engagement, Buddy Up pairs student volunteers with kids from local middle and elementary schools for programs that stress education, healthy activity and fun.

This video was made by Communications student Suzanne Whitaker for Civic Engagement. Among other tasks, this organization plans service-learning trips and coordinates rescue services and community volunteer efforts.