The following can be attributed to Dr. Joseph Savoie, University of Louisiana at Lafayette president.
UL Lafayette AmeriCorps is now accepting applications for the 2006-2007 service year.
AmeriCorps is a national service organization that gives students an opportunity to serve their community and earn money for school. UL LafayetteAmeriCorps members help tutor children, respond to natural disasters, and build housing for those in need.
The program is open to any UL Lafayette student with the drive to challenge themselves and the desire to make a difference in the community.
The application deadline is June 22, and the service year begins September 1. Applications are available online at http://americorps.louisiana.edu . If you have any questions about the program or the application process, contact AmeriCorps at (337) 262-1360.