For many college students, spring break is a week to take it easy. But 47 students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will instead spend an eye-opening week learning how others struggle and discovering ways they can help.
The students are involved in Missouri S&T’s Miner Challenge, a week-long alternative break program that gives them a chance to help individuals and communities affected by issues like poverty, homelessness, a lack of access to education and natural disasters, while developing their own leadership skills. This is the 10th year of the program. [Read more…]