Students Simulate Experience of Life In Poverty

By: Gina Carfagno Students who are enrolled in the Poverty and Learning class, along with 20 other participants, recently experienced a poverty simulation opportunity on campus. The four-week program was set up to help raise awareness about poverty and to build solidarity, giving students the ability to experience and understand challenges brought on by poverty first-hand. Sean Rhiney, Director of the Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning, along with Professor Bree Lang, who teaches the service learning course, collaborated with the Freestore Foodbank to put together this program for the students who are working on an impact and assessment for the … Continue reading Students Simulate Experience of Life In Poverty