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Colfax road work may impact west side spring break travel
March 12, 2015

Colfax-road-work-150PULLMAN, Wash. – Students driving west for spring break are cautioned by the state transportation department that the left turn onto highway 26 in Colfax, Wash., will be closed during daylight hours. Drivers can detour north a block and turn left there instead.

Service trip brings home global realities for student
May 2, 2011

Chortling children peered through the barred windows of their one-room schoolhouse and into the makeshift clinic. They stood captivated by a group of WSU volunteers supplying free medical and dental services to villagers in remote regions of Zacapa, Guatemala.

 

Amid the organized chaos inside, I led 9-year-old Lucía, dental patient No. 34 that day, through the sweltering 90-degree room and to an empty wooden desk. I had just finished asking the bubbly child her name, age and where her mouth hurt when another volunteer dentist summoned me to translate for him.

 

I had quickly realized that the scarcity of Spanish-speakers on this … » More …

CCE offers spring break service opportunities
February 21, 2008

PULLMAN  – WSU’s Center for Civic Engagement is offering two community-service learning projects during the 2008 Spring Break.

These two trips will allow the WSU community to not only give back to others both in-state and out, but also allows participants to build new relationships with others in a positive environment.

“West Side Spring Break Clean Up” gives the WSU community a chance to travel to the West side of Washington March 8-12 to learn about, repair and restore the buildings and agricultural lands affected by December’s heavy rains that resulted in the Chehalis River flooding. Transportation, food and lodging are provided for … » More …

Student group helps with hurricane relief
March 7, 2006

They could be spending a week on a sunny beach, but instead, a large group of WSU students will head to New Orleans for spring break to help out with hurricane relief efforts.Working through Campus Crusade for Christ and Habitat for Humanity, WSU’s group of about 110 students will be the largest student group nationwide participating in the effort during the week of March 10-17.”It was a community service activity that I really felt called to help out with,” said Jesse Radoslovich, an architecture student who is participating. “There is so much damage down there still. They obviously need manpower.”The students will be helping in … » More …