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The Scientific Community of Sisal

By Josie M.

Often scientists and researchers are perceived as professionals who work behind closed doors in labs, far from the view of the general public. On Tuesday, students had the opportunity to... keep reading

Visiting a Community Kitchen

By Josie M.

The saying goes that many hands make light work, and that is exactly what we saw on display on Monday for our first service activity of the week. After their... keep reading

Beach Day

By Josie M.

This past Saturday, students ended week one with an excursion to the beach. After the group met at a local mall we made our way one hour north to the... keep reading

Apiary Visit

By Josie M.

As you drive through Merida, you will see many small businesses dispersed throughout the city center and residential areas. It is hard to ignore the beauty and significance of these... keep reading

Orientation at AMANC!

By Josie M.

On Tuesday, our second full day in Yucatan we visited our primary service location, AMANC, The Mexican Association for Helping Children with Cancer. We toured the building and met a... keep reading

Arriving to Merida!

By Josie M.

The Service and Leadership program students have arrived in Merida! We are grateful for only a few short delays as a result of Hurricane Beryl. Students were greeted by their... keep reading