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Huntington’s work in India to grow
Huntington’s work in India to growHuntington University has had a relationship with Chennai’s Home of Love in India that has grown in the form of service trips to this orphanage. Over the past three years, the trip has experienced a consistent rise in popularity. This new facet of life for Huntington University has some big plans in store for its future.
HU’s Friesen Center awards two servant leaders
HU’s Friesen Center awards two servant leadersOn May 1, the Friesen Center for Volunteer Service named the winners Huntington University Servant Leadership Awards. The recipients were Emily Carbaugh, a biology pre-med major from Orbisonia, Pa., and Abby Goering, a social work major from Carol Stream, Ill.
Students continue to serve at HU
Students continue to serve at HUSpring Break saw more than 40 Huntington University students traveling to far-away lands, visiting sunny shores, and all while serving the community abroad.
HU students assist Huntington with flood relief
HU students assist Huntington with flood reliefIn the midst of rising rivers and flooding streets, 16 Huntington University students chipped in to help Huntington County residents fill sandbags and deliver them across the area. The effort was the result of a Volunteer 911 request through the Friesen Center for Volunteer Services.
HU students to serve during Friesen Center’s Spring Work Day
HU students to serve during Friesen Center’s Spring Work DayHuntington University’s Friesen Center for Volunteer Service is hosting its annual Spring Work Day from 9 a.m. to noon April 12. More than 200 student volunteers are anticipated to participate.
Friesen Center to host final blood drive of academic year
Huntington University’s Friesen Center for Volunteer Service will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 2 in the upper level of the Habecker Dining Commons on campus. This will be the fourth and final blood drive for the 2013-2014 academic year.
India: A long-term commitment of service
India: A long-term commitment of serviceFor the third year in a row, students worked, learned and served in the orphanages of India during the January term. It has become a tradition for the university — one that moves people to tears regularly.
Loving the unlovely
Zach and Heather (Mayer) Keller have taken Huntington University’s dedication to service beyond the campus and have used that passion to reach their community.
Spring Break inspires students to serve
Spring Break inspires students to serveWhile Huntington University students serve this Spring Break in Jamaica and Belize, another group of students is stepping out on faith for a “mystery trip.”
Friesen Center to sponsor Service Emphasis Week Feb. 4-6
Friesen Center to sponsor Service Emphasis Week Feb. 4-6Huntington University’s Friesen Center for Volunteer Services will host a Service Emphasis Week beginning Feb. 4-6. Throughout the week, students and community members will have the opportunity to get involved through several volunteer opportunities as well as hear how Huntington community members are serving.
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