Winter Break

This course is designed to provide an alternative to typical winter break activities. Additional tuition is not charged as it is included with semester tuition.

Animals & Food Security Service Learning in Haiti    --- apply here
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This course will explore existing malnutrition, health, and economic issues and develop potential strategies to improved nutrition with sustainable agricultural and animal sources of nutrients and improved access to clean water. Work and learn in Cap-Haitian. Learn to contribute to sustainable community projects through application of animal and agricultural sciences.

*This course is for upper-classification (semester 5-8) students. Students will also be required to register for ANSC 49500 – Preparation Seminar Fall 2013, and an 8 week course spring 2014. The course is limited to 18 students who will​ earn a total of three academic credits for this Haitian experience. There will be a one-hour fall semester course that will meet at 5:30 on Wednesdays to learn about community development methods, Haitian culture and history, Creole language, and prepare for our project work. Then the winter break portion is one credit, and then there is a one-credit spring reflection and wrap-up seminar.

For more information contact:
Dr. Mark Russell, ANSC,

12-13 Lessons from Haiti Presentation Video
12-13 Blog

Animals and Food Security: Service Learning in northern Haiti – Cap Haitian(PDF)

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