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NOAA CESSRST Fellow Andrea Gomez Travels with CUNY Service Corps to Puerto Rico for Relief Efforts

Posted on July 27, 2018

NOAA CESSRST Fellow Andrea Gomez Travels with CUNY Service Corps to Puerto Rico for Relief Efforts

Andrea Gomez

Andrea Gomez, a NOAA CESSRST Doctoral Fellow, was among twenty-eight students from the City College of New York journeyed to Puerto Rico as part of the CUNY Service Corps - Puerto Rico initiative. 

Since its launch in 2013, CUNY Service Corps offers the university's students work experience with community-based organizations and government agencies. The program's goals are "For students to make a meaningful difference through service while gaining valuable real-world work experience, earning a wage, and where appropriate, receiving college credit" and "For communities and partners to realize concrete benefits as a result of CUNY Service Corps projects."  the Corps partnered with Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Effort for its work in Puerto Rico.

Read more at: https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/news/ccny-cuny-service-corp-students-travel-puerto-rico-relief-effort

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