2019: Kseniya Anishchenko - Sid Sews
Along with Kylie Swiekatowski and Taylor Montgomery, the Alzheimer's Buddies group will purchase sewing machines and materials for Sid, teach hand and machine sewing skills, and use these tools to create custom "twiddle blankets" for the senior individuals they work with. They'll increase awareness of Alzheimer's and dementia among Sid students, collaborate with the Granny Committee, and leave working machines for Sid's shared use.
2018: Rachel Nguyen - Inventathon!
STEM learning, kids, building stuff, what's not to love?
2017: Davoneshia "Missy" Lollis - Organizing the Southwest Mississippi Academic Leadership Conference!
Missy, teamed with representatives from other universities, organized the conference to support high school students on their path to college! Kudos to Missy and her team. Check out the news coverage here!
2016: Cyrus Ghaznavi - Exploring Japan!
Cyrus culminated his 6 weeks of language immersion in Tokyo with an extra week of exploring Japan's dialects, cuisines, and religious sects. よろしくお願いします Yoroshiku onegaishimasu!
2015: Connie Do - The Sid Musical Collective!
An electric drum and set and amplifier helped transform a Sid basement storage room into a music room where Sidizens can come together to learn, make, share, and enjoy music.
2014: Andrew Baca - Prague!
An incredible summer in Prague with an internship at Forum 2000. This pravdoláskař describes it best himself. See his adventures here. We want to go next time, way to go Andrew!
2014: Christina Shields - Swaziland!
Winter break in Swaziland to work in an HIV/AIDs focused research lab. Rock on. Her account here.(pdf)
2013: Henry Anderson - Didgeridoo Workshop
We love the photos from Henry's workshop! See the photos here. Next time we want audio too.
2012: Adara Robbins, Amanda Mills, Caitlin Devereaux, Allison Raven, and Kate Travis - The Sid Women's Group
The Sid Women's Group will foster a positive, supportive, inclusive community of diverse interaction and mentorship among the women of Sid. We loved getting to know these fabulous women!