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Plarn: A Service-Learning Project Helps the Homeless

Plarn: A Service-Learning Project Helps the Homeless

Addyson McCullough, Assignment & Features Editor March 29, 2024

In the last six years, FGCU students have made 414 crocheted plastic mats that were donated to the homeless. These mats saved roughly 198,720 plastic bags from landfills. By cutting plastic grocery...

Florida Everblades to collect and donate stuffed animals from annual teddy bear toss

December 12, 2015

The Florida Everblades, an East Coast Hockey League team that plays at Germain Arena, will participate in the national teddy bear toss at their home game against the Reading Royals 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec....

Salvation Army seeks volunteers this holiday season

November 27, 2015

There are numerous ways FGCU students can give back to the local community this holiday season while earning a few extra service learning hours. The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties will...

Jared Zipper performs some of his skits at a Collier County museum. (EN Photo / Laura Tichey-Smith)

Collier museums offer service learning for acting

February 6, 2013

On Saturday night, Jared Zipper got a taste of his future in public speaking by taking a step back into the past when he portrayed famed Naples mechanic Ed “Bubba” Frank, inventor of the swamp buggy...

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