Tag: U-Voice

U-Voice: Meet Shreyasee

Shreyasee's Story  More than words: University student serves as a translator during medical missions, helping to build bridges and connect hearts. Photos and stories by Nicholas Nottage, U-Voice student storyteller Learn About U-Voice Read Nicholas' Blog from India When she closes her eyes, Shreyasee can still see the way the mother’s face lit up. It [...]
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Capturing moments

“It is when you leave home to participate in an international mission that you get to really experience the connection with this incredible group of talented people from all over the world,” said Carlos Rueda. (Photo courtesy of Carlos Rueda) By Sol Sanchez, ISLC 2019 media intern Rolling up the sleeve of his Operation Smile [...]
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U-Voice story: Chain reactions

Vivian, Isaac, and Wilson from Concordia International School of Shanghai translated for other volunteers during the Wenshan, China, medical mission in June 2019. Editor’s note: The U-Voice student storyteller program trains undergraduate student volunteers how to be reporters during medical missions. They interview patients as well as both medical and nonmedical volunteers, take their portraits, and [...]
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U-Voice story: Dance and discovery

With his grandmother by his side, Ryan opened up and told the student team more about his life story. Editor’s note: The U-Voice student storyteller program trains undergraduate student volunteers how to be reporters during medical missions. They interview patients as well as both medical and nonmedical volunteers, take their portraits, and write up their stories [...]
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U-Voice story: Kondwani’s moment

Seventeen-year-old Kondwani received surgery for his cleft lip during the medical mission in Blantyre, Malawi. (Photo by Lexi Rector) Editor’s note: The U-Voice student storyteller program trains undergraduate student volunteers how to be reporters during medical missions. They interview patients as well as both medical and nonmedical volunteers, take their portraits, and write up their stories [...]
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U-Voice story: A lifestyle of service

Longtime Operation Smile volunteer Tessa Genit poses for a photo with her new friend during a past medical mission. (Photo courtesy of Tessa Genit) Editor’s note: The U-Voice student storyteller program trains undergraduate student volunteers how to be reporters during medical missions. They interview patients as well as both medical and nonmedical volunteers, take their portraits, [...]
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