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-- -- here is now we're talking about Georgia Southern University.
The students spent 26014.
Hours serving on campus in the community and around the world.
That is between 2010 and 2011 forget that academic year -- that is outstanding.
I think because.
-- Todd deal is professor and director of the office of -- student leadership in city -- engagement there at Georgia's Southern University.
How did you get these students to.
Commit to so many hours of volunteering that's fantastic.
You know is the culture of this do this generation is to use the millennial generation but our students are very much dedicated.
Two giving back in their lives and we talked to them a lot about.
Taking your classroom education and doing something -- -- putting it to work.
And -- love the opportunities to serve around the world.
That's because it lets talk specifics here we're talk about this now.
You've got Wallin Wallin Honduras students spend time building schools with a nonprofit students helping Honduras I interact -- children.
Beer at an orphanage and even recruited students from several local high schools to attend Georgia southern so there's -- win win situation there.
Yes several of our local RR -- things that are on campus their families will host.
-- team when they go down and so we have the opportunity to interact with the Honduran -- families would probably have about two dozen.
-- students at Georgia southern.
Who've come and are taking classes and one or two of them will -- this each year and serve as our guide as we are we servants on Pedro Sula.
Is where they're located so.
And then like you said we're working with students.
Helping Honduras as well is going into some local schools welcome promenade is the orphanage that they work with there.
It's one of those trips this is have to apply -- to be a part of and we usually have five to ten times more applicants -- -- as we can actually take angle gets who makes the cut.
We in our office make those decisions and we have a group of students and student advisory board to help us make those decisions.
And they're tough tough cuts and so will.
Sometimes still students maybe not this year but we've got your first on the list for next.
Absolutely being you have students who volunteered bags sorted and distributed more than 30000.
Pounds of food to area residents of mobile food pantry.
-- -- -- -- -- working with our -- -- food bank which is an effort.
In states from -- need to feed the underprivileged.
As -- -- concerted services bringing in that food and helping to bag and distribute that on Saturday -- they'll give up their Saturday mornings oftentimes to come and help distribute that food.
Our students understand.
That that responsibility and compassion you develop serving others.
Is part of becoming a leader part of learning what it means to be a global citizen and an active citizen.
Giving your life back and we often use the term you hear people who work and service getting back to the community.
I like to use the term investing in their lives in the communities and they very much do that not only in states -- -- and our local community.
But in Georgia southern as well but around the world in the places as you mentioned Bahamas under as we've been the Botswana.
I'm serving their -- All right a couple of other.
Accomplishments -- bird was among the group that university students who traveled to the bahama islands during the official.
Of the office of student leadership and civic engagement group worked to help improve facilities of the local ministry which offers training that enables them to make a living.
From the tourist trade that's fantastic against students power wise to painted buildings did some gardening organized by library.
Staying shells and then.
Separate from that he had students who experienced the great outdoors during the week of the Great Smoky Mountains national park.
During that trip students constructed and maintained trails through the trails forever program.
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