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Point Park student Ian Lupo works with Dale Hamilton of East Carolina University on a Habitat home near Tacoma, Washington. | Photo by Kelly Cline

Students combine volunteer work, sightseeing in Seattle, New York, Gulf Coast

March 2012

Three Point Park students rake and bag leaves in a New York City park during Alternative Spring Break 2012. | Photo by Mary EklundThree groups of Point Park students devoted much of their spring break week, March 3 - 9, to community service work in three far-flung areas of the country: Seattle, Mississippi and New York City. All of the groups on "alternative spring break" trips also found time for sightseeing and fun activities to give students a well-deserved break from classes, papers, projects and studying.

Students in each group were invited to share their thoughts about the experience, all three groups provided photos from their week. Check out what the students had to say about Alternative Spring Break 2012: