Dickinson College students talk about importance of spring break service trips

Dickinson College students talk about importance of spring break service trips

Teams of college students from Dickinson College recently  spent their spring break serving communities in Belize, Detroit, New Orleans and Americus, Georgia. The team that traveled to Americus worked with The Fuller Center for Housing.

In a new article on Dickinson College’s website, the students talk about the context, meaning and insight they took away from these experiences.

“During the week we saw some pretty powerful sights, and we came together to discuss them at the end of each day,” said Matt Berman, a student who led the team that worked in Americus. “These trips are a chance for students to learn about the issues affecting our society and gain knowledge necessary to supplement their education and learn how to eventually act to solve these problems,”

view the article at dickinson.edu

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Chris Johnson is the Director of Communications for The Fuller Center for Housing, a multi-award-winning columnist for the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer and author of 4 books.

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