Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Habitat for Humanity

Hannah Moriggi

“The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.”

Reporting to you LIVE from Red Bank, New Jersey! Before heading out on the road for travel, several colleagues told me that some high schools give “goodie bags” to visiting Admission Counselors. Immediately I felt a wave of nostalgia for my elementary school days when we all used to receive goodie bags before leaving birthday…

Down in the Gulf: Southern Hospitality at its Best Day #2

Hey  everybody We had a great 2nd day down here in Mississippi. On a nice sunny day down here, we continued on our projects from yesterday. (Sorry to everyone up in MA who has to shovel out from the blizzard!) I was up in the attic putting up support beams for hurricane protection with Josh,…

Down in the Gulf: Southern Hospitality at its Best

Hi Babson folks! We had a successful first day here in Biloxi and are back at the New Christian Church (the Habitat camp that will be our home for our time here in Mississippi). We worked alongside AmeriCorps and will continue to work with them for the remainder of the week. We are working on…

“Shiva Shiva what what?” New Orleans Day Three!

Allons-y (Let’s Go) New Orleans! Last night was an adventure, as always. We started the night by eating local cuisine, complete with alligator. We have learned that every single thing in Louisiana is fried. So at our table included: fried pickles, fried alligator bites (which somehow Melissa liked), fried cornbread (hush puppies), fried catfish, turtle…we…

“I NEED AN ADULT!” New Orleans Day 2!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from New Orleans! FIrst, we are going to begin by explaining what we’re doing here, as we neglected to address this in our earlier post. Our team of 15 students is led by Josh “fearless leader” Stevenson, Professor Kevin “Can I have a piece of that?” Tuthill, Doug “One-way” Pottle, and…

Primer dia de trabajo en El Salvador

This post was written by undergraduate student Tazmun Nahar ’12 8:00am this morning officially ended our rest and restore period as we pulled away from a gorgeous resort in La Paz, El Salvador. It was fun, relaxing and exactly what we needed after traveling all day on Saturday but we were all anxious to see and…