A Truly Transformational Experience: Detroit Edition

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This past spring break, I was lucky enough to go on an ABST. ABST stands for “Alternative Break Service Trips” that Gannon University has held for many years. These trips are meticulously planned beforehand in order to provide students with the best experiences possible in service and learning. I chose to go on an ABST […]

First World Problems: Reflections in Preparation for Haiti

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As much as I hate to admit it at times… I am a total millennial. Slow wifi, lack of social media and cold showers are some of my least favorite things. We are all used to these simple luxuries. For instance, when I moved into my apartment in late August this year I was horrified […]

National and international opportunities for break

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For many of us, spring break plans are not a priority during October.  There’s still so much time before break next semester and other activities to look forward to before then. However, for some students, it’s all they’re thinking about as they make plans to take an Alternative Break Service Trip (ABST.) Alternative Break Service […]