January 24, 2006

Please note: You are viewing an archived Bucknell University news story. It is possible that information found on this page has become outdated or inaccurate, and links and images contained within are not guaranteed to function correctly.

[X] Close this message.

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Members of the Bucknell University Hurricane Katrina recovery team will present the multimedia program, "Mississippi Moments," Monday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.

The presentation, which is open to the public without charge, is co-sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost.

Twenty-five volunteers spent a long week in January helping the small community of Waveland, on the Gulf Coast. Considered ground zero for one of the nation's greatest natural disasters, this town of 7,000 people had only 35 habitable homes following the storm.

"Come hear about what we did to help residents rebuild their lives and offer much-needed hope," said Janice Butler, director of the Office of Service-Learning.

"Students and staff will share photos, describe what it was like in this devastated area and discuss what remains to be done," she said.

For more information, contact the Office of Service-Learning at 577-3973.

For additional coverage of the university's efforts to respond to Hurricane Katrina, see http://www.bucknell.edu/About_Bucknell/Offices_Resources/ServiceLearning/Katrina_Recovery.html


Story posted Jan. 24, 2006


Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.