MCC Daily Tribune

SUNY And NY Stands With Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Application Deadline is Monday, May 6 At Midnight

SUNY is proud to partner with Governor Andrew Cuomo to offer students a unique and rewarding service learning opportunity to support his NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative. New York State is mobilizing students from SUNY and CUNY to work through non-profit organizations that are aiding in the reconstruction and revitalization efforts of communities across the island damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Students selected for this service learning program can expect:

  • Lodging, food, transportation and supervision in Puerto Rico at no cost (any cost for transportation & accommodation to/from NYC-area airport is not included)
  • Airfare to Puerto Rico at no cost
  • Locations will be assigned upon acceptance to program to one of the following three locations:
    • Morovis/Orocovis
    • San Juan
    • Yabucoa

Please review carefully the admissions criteria and information on other costs and apply here:

https://oswego.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10337#About%20Puerto%20Rico:%20Service%20Learning%20in%20Puerto%20Rico

Not sure you want to do this? Check out the experiences of students last summer.

https://www.suny.edu/puerto-rico/summer-2018/

For any questions or help with the application process, contact Christina Lee at clee40@monroecc.edu.

Lee, Christina
Global Education & International Services
05/06/2019