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Looking back on NOLA 2012

A week ago today I was experiencing my last full day in New Orleans on one of Saint Rose’s alternate spring break trips. The trip was amazing– and hard to describe. Actually, this is probably the hardest part of the trip (aside from coming back)- describing what I’ve just experienced. Having gone on the trip last year, I’ve twice now…

Alternate spring break: 1st day of work

Day one is done! Kinda sorta day two, since we arrived yesterday, but today was the first day of work in New Orleans. We arrived this morning for our first day orientation with lowernine.org and we’re split into two initial work groups. The first set went to the “farm,” which is an urban garden that grows vegetables for a local…

Return to NOLA

As this blog post goes live, I will be in an airplane on my way to New Orleans. Yes, I’m traveling there during the College’s spring break. So, you might be thinking, “Woo! Lucky lady- spring break in NOLA!” And that is TOTALLY how I feel…but we may be thinking about this in different ways. I’m taking part, for the…

DC Trip Sendoff!

One of the most exciting and memorable opportunities offered at The College of Saint Rose is participation in a service trip. These trips involve students spending their own time and money to travel outside of the Capital Region to experience and learn more about the world that surrounds us. These trips focus on issues of poverty, homelessness, hunger, social justice,…