They could be at the beach. Or a bacchanalian resort. Or queuing up for an MTV backdrop. Or just sleeping late.
But this year some 10,000 college students are spending their spring breaks – as well as their own money – to help clean up Katrina-ravaged regions in Louisiana and Mississippi. It’s all part of Campus Compact, a coalition of colleges and universities that promotes public service.
Locally, USF is represented by some 200 students.
It’s a reminder of the ultimate inter-disciplinary approach: majoring in your fellow man.