AWOL's second Alternative Weekend break is going to Sioux Falls, SD to work with Habitat for Humanity. We will be doing construction. This service-learning opportunity takes place on October 28th and only costs $5! This is a great way to check out AWOL and what we do! Please sign up for the Alternative Weekend here: … Continue reading Alternative Weekend
AWOL week-long trip applications are now open!!! Our applications for winter and spring break are available from August 28th-September 18th! Please apply at https://tinyurl.com/AWOLapplication The application process begins with the initial application that asks for basic contact information, trip preferences, and a few short answer questions. After that, each application is assigned a random number and … Continue reading Trip Applications Are Open!
The 2017 AWOL Serve and Learn was huge success! We had eight freshmen join us, and together we focused on food insecurity in Vermillion. The freshmen and their site leaders served the community by doing yardwork at the Main Street Center, picking sweet corn at Heikes Family Farms, and moving food from Jolly Elementary to … Continue reading 2017 AWOL Serve and Learn
AWOL would like to invite all incoming freshman to our annual Serve and Learn! Serve and Learn is a week-long, service-learning program where students move in early, spend time doing service around the Vermillion community, and have the opportunity to meet other freshman along with our site leaders! It will begin on Tuesday August 15th … Continue reading AWOL Serve and Learn
AWOL is excited to introduce our new executive board for the 2017-2018 Academic Year! President: Alexandria Logan Vice President of Site Leader Training: Hunter Burns Vice President of Site Leader Relations: Hailey Purves Secretary: Luke Smith Director of Community Events: Christian Pollema Director of Finance and Fundraising: Tamee Livermont Director of Food Recovery: Marisa Helm
Join us for our Spring Pancake Feed on March 23rd from 5-7pm at the Vermillion Armory. You can purchase tickets from Spring Break participants, through tabling in the MUC, or at the door! Tickets are $5, and all proceeds go to support our service-learning trips!
AWOL spent February 4-5, 2017 in Brookings, SD! 10 students spent Saturday working with ReStore, an organization with Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the … Continue reading Alternative Weekend to Brookings, SD!
We will be hosting a Day of Service on Presidents' Day, February 20, 2017! Service for the day will be in Vermillion and Yankton and will begin in the afternoon (12-1:00pm) and will run until the late-afternoon (4-5pm), depending on your assigned site. A finalized schedule will be sent out after you register and closer … Continue reading President’s Day Service Opportunity!!