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Service-Learning: Community connections steer students in right direction

(Oct. 7, 2011)   —   East Carolina University senior Kimberly Chadwick followed a path from campus straight down Fifth Street toward the Tar River, where she guides kayak tours for teenagers through a community service program she created.

The journey began with a homework assignment in philosophy class. That assignment connected Chadwick with the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation, which led to a long-lasting volunteer relationship and finally, the chance to foster the Youth Kayaking Program.  Read more....