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UNSUNG HERO UPDATE: Ms. Frankie Capers

UNSUNG HERO UPDATE: Ms. Frankie Capers and her grandson Rhondell have safely landed in Orlando, Florida for their week long vacation! They will staying at the Vacation Village at Parkway Resort – which is only a 10-15 minute ride away from Disney. They have a super exciting week ahead of them – with visits to […]

 Unsung Hero #39, Mary Ann Sobieralski, Lead Monitor at South Dining Hall (Unsung Heroes of Notre Dame)

What is one piece of advice you would give to students? “Number one, be true to yourself. You can learn a lot of things from books, but sometimes life experiences will teach you more. If you get knocked down, get back up again. Life isn’t a barrel of roses all the time, so you need […]

Unsung Hero #38 – Geoffrey Neal, Assistant Curator at North Carolina Botanical Garden

“I’m sure I’m not the first person to say this, but I’m going to say it anyway. My one bit of advice: put your phone in your pocket and walk across campus with your eyes open and your heads up. Because you are missing so much when you don’t do that . . . this […]

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In The Press

“The greatest impact is through building humanitarian projects on the ground. To raise the wellbeing of a group in need, unsung heroes is a citizen initiative that does more than encourage people to throw coins in a charity box. It’s an initiative that gives voice to the voiceless on a college campus while recognizing the value of these citizen workers as human beings with an ambition and a dream.”

-Student at Georgetown University

Student at Georgetown University

“.. I know that students are there for an education and they don’t have much time for small talk, which is why I try to say, good morning as much as a can. It’s not much, but it’s the thought and kind greeting that can make a difference! This needs to spread around to other colleges and universities!”
-Custodian at Carnegie Mellon University

Custodian at Carnegie Mellon University

“..We hear a lot about how social media is creating divisions between us, how it is supplanting real human interactions, and coarsening our national dialogue. There is truth to some of that, but ultimately, like so many tools, it can be used for good as well as bad. ..This inspiring story from the Washington Post about how one student took to Facebook and created a page Unsung Heroes to bridge divides is a wonderful case in point.”

Dan Rather, Emmy Award winning American journalist & former news anchor for CBS Evening News

Dan Rather

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“All kinds of students are here. You don’t know what anyone has been through, so--I have to come take care of y’all. See everyone—make sure everyone is okay. I just come here to work and help ... See more

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Unsung Heroes of Georgetown University

"I am preparing to go to Juba to see my only sister in fact who is there now, that is my main aim--what I want, that’s why I want to go. I have never been there for quite a long time so I need now ... See more

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Oneil's Famous Jerk

Congratulations to Oneil Batchelor on becoming an official vendor for Georgetown University Farmers' Market!! #unsunghoyas

Excited to announce that in just a few weeks, we will be serving Oneil's Famous Jerk every Wednesday from 12-5pm at the Georgetown University Farmers' Market!!

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2 months ago

This is why a singing bus driver never lost hope after 50 years of dreaming.

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