October 25, 2013

Deadline Extended for Spring 2014 Course: The City That Care Forgot

Want to swing a hammer for a righteous cause? The City That Care Forgot: The Roots, Ruin, and Rebirth of New Orleans,” will examine Hurricane Katrina and its impact on the city of New Orleans from an interdisciplinary orientation.
 
Dr. Ted Henken, a professor at Baruch College Weissman School's Sociology and Black and Latino Studies Department, will once again teach this service-learning course  at the Macaulay building on Fridays in the upcoming spring 2014 semester. Dr. Henken's class, “The City That Care Forgot: The Roots, Ruin, and Rebirth of New Orleans,” will examine Hurricane Katrina and its impact on the city of New Orleans from an interdisciplinary orientation.
March 2013: Students working at a Habitat for Humanity site, Central City, New Orleans.

March 2013: Students working at a Habitat for Humanity site, Central City, New Orleans.

 
Students will travel to New Orleans over Spring Break (April 11 – 22, 2014), partnering with Habitat for Humanity, to work on the continued rebuilding of this great American city. This course brings together Macaulay's emphasis on academic rigor and our commitment to civic engagement.
 
The (new) deadline to register is November 22. The deadline to register has passed but Professor Henken has been known to be flexible. For more information and to apply, please download the application
 
Why New Orleans? Dr. Ted Henken talks about this remarkable program.

Why New Orleans? Click to hear Dr. Ted Henken talk about this remarkable program of service and learning. http://ow.ly/qwom3

Details about other Spring courses are still being finalized. For up-to-date course offerings, please click here.

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