“You get to be a social worker, a psychologist, a counselor,” said UMPD Crime Prevention Officer Alexandra Martinez on the meaning of police work. “You get to be a superhero.”
“It really isn’t fair how people who dedicate their lives to serving our country come back to limited opportunities,” Dubi said.
“College is supposed to be such a special and flourishing time for students,” said senior Amy Grundlegor, “but before anything, it’s supposed to be safe place to grow – and that’s obviously not the case this year.”
29 undergraduate students will take a week-long medical service trip to the communities of Tranquilla and El Retiro in West Panama.
A University of Miami student died Saturday, succumbing to injuries sustained in a car accident one week earlier.
Many of the students who went on the trip said the beautiful views made the long days, heavy baggage and freezing temperatures all worthwhile.
“We need to get students involved who are passionate about sustainability. It doesn’t just matter in sports but in every aspect of our campus. Change all starts with us.”
An assembly of Florida influencers selected for their work in each of five “priorities” – education, infrastructure, guns, environment and healthcare – will be joining in groups at the Shalala Student Center to discuss key issues affecting Florida.