Journal

February Summary

For the month of February I was working in Washington D.C. with an organization called ALVAINA Foundation. My day-to-day seemed way busier than the bustle of the city! It was fun to be back in bustling area and work for an amazing organization.

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Shannon Looney
January Summary

A summary of round 3! I was serving in Punta Gorda, FL with my team. We were working with Habitat for Humanity, soaking up the sun rays, and enjoying life in Florida! A short but sweet round we were happy to be in the sunshine state for the month.

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Shannon Looney
December Summary

Last month of the year—and it was a busy one! North Carolina, Mississippi, and then Ohio. There was a lot to be excited for during this month so of course it went by quickly. Enjoyed new places, the company of family and friends, and holiday food!

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Shannon Looney
November Summary

Quick November catch-up regarding the busyness that makes up Round 2. And it’s still going! AmeriCorps NCCC certainly doesn’t keep my life stagnant or boring. Spending the last remaining days of November on and Island off the shores of North Carolina.

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Shannon Looney
September Summary

Summary of September—first full month on spike (actively serving assigned project(s)) while serving with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps in the Southern Region; based in Vicksburg, MS.

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Shannon Looney
What is AmeriCorps NCCC?

Professional and personal life update! After graduating from Ohio University with a B.S. in Communications, and minoring in French and Business Administration, I was accepted into a National and community based program, AmeriCorps NCCC. As I will be devoting the next 10 months of my life to service I will have updates as I travel and engage with communities across the United States.

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NYC Summer Re-cap

With all the bustle that happened this summer while in New York City, I wanted to create a re-cap of my favorite moments from June-August…just a memory board to commemorate all the fun and hard-work this summer!

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Shannon Looney
Published Writing

As the program assistant for City Internships, I was able to write for their blog on all things young professionalism, tips for interns, and more! It was an awesome opportunity for me to develop my writing for a young adult audience and to get creative!

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Shannon Looney
March for Our Lives

Spending a weekend in D.C. at the same time March for Our Lives was set to go on was an experience I felt honored to participate in. The crowd coming from all directions and from all over the country to the Nation’s capital to vocalize the issue of gun violence in our country came with solidarity, peace, and hope.

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Shannon Looney