summer 2012 / 25
and Civic Engagement
Alternative spring break
Two projects were offered
for spring break 2012: one group of students traveled to
Washington, D.C., to meet with legislators and learn about
advocacy; another group worked in the hills of Kentucky,
learning about mountain-top removal and planting more
than 1,500 trees.
Students “Kan Krulak”
Students from Birmingham-Southern and Millsaps College
competed to see which school could collect the most
canned food from their respective campus communities.
The friendly wager took place the week prior to BSC’s
homecoming football game against Millsaps on Nov.
Dubbed “Kan Krulak,” the Student Government
Association-sponsored activity collected 625 cans of food
that were placed in the president’s office. BSC won both
the canned food drive competition
the football game.
All of the canned goods were donated to the Magic City
Harvest food recovery program. The 2011-12 SGA members
shown with Gen. Krulak and the canned goods in his
office are (front, left to right) Rae Bolton, SGA community
connections chair, and Nisha Kashyap, SGA representative;
back, left to right) Camille Cannada, SGA president, and
Sarah McCune, SGA diversity chair.