It may still be January, but UMBC’s students are already thinking ahead to Spring Break — and not for the reasons you may be thinking. UMBC’s Alternative Spring Break, which gives students a chance to band together and volunteer in a variety of settings, is as popular as ever this year.

Among the trips planned for this March:

  • ARC Trip (serving mentally and physically disabled individuals in Carroll County)
  • Environmental Trip (emphasizing sustainable living in urban environments)
  • Through the Eyes of a Refugee (focusing on the refugee population in Baltimore City)
  • Animal Advocacy Trip (exploring animal rights and humane treatment of animals)
  • Day in the Life (focusing on homelessness in Baltimore City)

How great is that? We’re so proud of the ways UMBC students make a difference in the world! Read more about the Alternative Spring Break here.

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