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CWU Offers Credit for Volunteering Abroad

Caitlin Stumpf listens and takes notes while a speaker shares stories about volunteering abroad.

By next summer, Caitlin, a junior, hopes to be volunteering abroad for school.

"Traveling has always been a huge interest of mine," said Stumpf, "Being able to help communities while I travel abroad and experience new cultures is really exciting for me."

Central is partnering with Growth International Volunteer Excursions (G.I.V.E.) to give students the opportunity to volunteer abroad for college credit -- the school's program and partnership with G.I.V.E. Is the first of it's kind in the nation.
 

Read more of the KAPP-TV story here.