DeGraff student chooses service over sun during Spring break


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TIFFIN – Rachel James of DeGraff is among three groups of Heidelberg University students who completed service learning projects during Spring break in March, serving such organizations at Habitat for Humanity, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Cleveland and La Posada Providencia, an emergency shelter for those who are seeking asylum in the U.S., in San Benito, Texas.

James, a sophomore majoring in Psychology, completed a service project at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Earlier this year, an additional group traveled to Nicaragua as part of Heidelberg’s Alternative Spring Break program. A fifth group will head to Biloxi, Miss., for a service project in mid-May.

Founded in 1850, Heidelberg offers 30 majors, 30 minors and 10 pre-professional programs, awarding the bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music degrees, as well as master’s degrees in education, counseling, business administration and music. Affiliated with the United Church of Christ, Heidelberg has been ranked for 28 consecutive years as one of the top colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. For more information visit the web site at www.heidelberg.edu.

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