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Students use winter break to help others

Students use winter break to help others

January 24, 2013

Written by: Katelyn Freil While many students were using their Christmas break to catch up on sleep, a group of university students traveled to Oakridge, Tenn., to help people in need. The UA chapter of Habitat for Humanity visited its fellow affiliate in Anderson County for a week over winter brea...

Student group builds for a good cause

November 29, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil In 1965, Millard and Linda Fuller visited Koinonia Farm, a small, interracial, Christian community outside of Americus, Ga. Here, along with biblical scholar Clarence Jordan, Fuller developed the concept of helping people in need of housing. From this concept, Habitat for Huma...

UA students and veterans unite to build Valor House

March 29, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner UA veterans and students are building hope for homeless veterans in Summit County with the Valor Home. According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, there are roughly 1.5 million veterans at risk of being homeless. The Valor Home is Summit County’s way t...