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UA Alternative Spring Break

March 30, 2016

A group of University of Akron students ditched the beach and traded in their swimsuits for shovels and work gloves last week. Over spring break, nearly 100 students spent a combined 3,056 hours volunteering...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Alternative Spring Break volunteers collected recycled oyster shells to help create a reef.
Volunteers spend spring break in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
March 30, 2015

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and...

Better alternatives to the standard final

April 25, 2013

Jessica Johnson As the semester comes to a close, we all look forward to summer break. There is only that one barrier that we all have to get through: final exams. Do we really need a whole week devoted...

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