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Marshall group offering alternate spring break

Mar. 10, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University's Office of Housing and Residence Life is piloting a new program during spring break to help serve local organizations and businesses.

The Marshall Alternate Spring Break program has partnered with The Wild Ramp, which is encouraging students to learn about local farming. A number of farmers have offered to host student work days.

Housing and Residence Life staff members are in the process of recruiting students for this program. Students will be allowed to stay in the dorms and offered free meals in the cafeteria.

Students will make day trips to farms and other organization in the Huntington area. For more information, contact Stephanie Hurley at hurley16@marshall.edu.