UMW Students Spend Spring Break with Habitat for Humanity

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Turning a concrete slab into a full-fledged structure with trusses might not illustrate the typical college spring break – unless you were one of 45 University of Mary Washington students and staff advisers who donated their time to rebuilding and rehabilitating houses last week. … [Read more...]

UMW Receives National Recognition for Service

UMW students are volunteering in Georgia and Florida as part of Alternative Spring Break trips.

Two dozen University of Mary Washington students spent their Spring Break serving others. The students, who spent a week in Albany, Ga., and Melbourne, Fla., built houses with Habitat for Humanity through a program known as Alternative Spring Break. … [Read more...]