Alternative Breaks

Rebuilding in New Orleans

Eleven students and staff are traveling to New Orleans in December as part of Alternative Winter Break 2010. They will volunteer with the nonprofit organization Phoenix of New Orleans, helping rebuild houses and community sites while exploring recovery efforts five years after Hurricane Katrina.

2013-07-16T18:00:11+00:00 January 3rd, 2011|AWB in New Orleans|

Focus on others

Nine students and staff are traveling to Little Rock, Arkansas, in December as part of Alternative Winter Break 2010. They will volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and explore the issues of homelessness and affordable housing, and how they fit into the larger Little Rock community.

2013-07-16T18:01:17+00:00 December 26th, 2010|AWB in Little Rock|

Delayed Departure

Amy spent winter break 2007-08 in Oaxaca, Mexico, where she and other SMU students explored culture, art and anthropology - visiting villages, churches and museums; participating in festivals; and working alongside the indigenous people of Oaxaca. Amy is a junior from Austin majoring in studio art with minors in art history and women's studies.

2013-07-11T20:03:52+00:00 December 27th, 2007|Amy with SMU-in-Oaxaca|
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