Volunteering for the Special Olympics

Spending a weekend working with the Special Olympics offered an interesting chance to help some amazing kids and learn a great deal about them and about myself. I wanted to share with you some of these personal reflections as well as some of my experiences at the Games. When Courtney Newman, Section I’s lovely Philanthropy… Continue reading Volunteering for the Special Olympics

Harvard Returns to the MBA Games

The Fuqua MBA Games were held April 19-21 in Durham, North Carolina. Harvard Business School this year renewed the tradition of sending a team of first and second year students to participate in the Games and the surrounding festivities. Both MBAs and athletes competed in a day of field events to benefits Special Olympics. The… Continue reading Harvard Returns to the MBA Games

Redefining Special Needs

On October 17, 2010, over 150 athletes in 12 teams from around Massachusetts descended upon the Harvard playing fields for a flag football tournament organized jointly by Special Olympics Massachusetts and students from HKS and HBS. In addition, over 100 volunteers from HBS and HKS helped to referee the games, set up the fields, and… Continue reading Redefining Special Needs