Students give back in Jacksonville on Habitat for Humanity service trip

By Lauren Trumbull Editorial & Features Editor From Jan. 7–14, director of the Center for Service and Social Justice, Jamie Gerhart, and a group of DeSales students had the opportunity to take part in a service trip in Jacksonville, FL to aid Habitat for Humanity. Millard and Linda Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity formed the idea of “partnership housing,” which … [Read more...]

Alternative Break Trips Let Students Better Themselves by Bettering Communities

By Jaci Wendel News Editor This article was originally published in Issue 11, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (March 24, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. “I learned that I am so much stronger than I thought. I realized I’m strong in mind, in strength and in values.” Freshman Elizabeth Ruth learned these things while volunteering in New Orleans, one of … [Read more...]