Reducing food waste: Good for the planet and your budget

Reducing food waste: Good for the planet and your budget

Food waste. It’s something we might only think about when cleaning up from dinner or maybe we don’t think about it at all. The awful truth is America leads the world in food waste. According to the USDA, 30 to 40 percent of food is wasted every year in the United States, and the estimated […]

Kettering University student gives back to the Flint community through co-op experience

Kettering University student gives back to the Flint community through  co-op experience

by Sarah Schuch For Chelsea Reeves her Kettering University co-op experience wasn’t just about growing professionally but learning what it means to give back to the community. Her time at Kettering opened up many opportunities to volunteer in Flint through the National Society of Black Engineers and Kagle Leadership Initiatives. It was those experiences that […]

Kettering students construct newly-opened Mott Park Recreation Area Disc Golf Course

Kettering students construct newly-opened Mott Park Recreation Area Disc Golf Course

Kettering University students are involved and interested. It’s a part of the university’s culture and evident from the moment students step on to campus. They arrive and immediately start making a difference in the community, according to Sarah Schuch, Communications Manager, Kettering University. This month, student and faculty volunteers happily participated in the final efforts needed […]

For One Couple, Flint Was the Promised Land

For One Couple, Flint Was the Promised Land

In this ongoing, exclusive blog series for TheHUB, Lindsay Baywol and Gina Kim chronicled their summer experience in the Diplomat Fellowship for Social Impact. Part of an annual program inviting college students from throughout the country to contribute their talents to Flint, the fellowship exposed them to organizations and residents who benefited from their gifts. […]

The World According to Miss Flora

The World According to Miss Flora

In this ongoing, exclusive blog series for TheHUB, Lindsay Baywol and Gina Kim chronicled their summer experience in the Diplomat Fellowship for Social Impact. Part of an annual program inviting college students from throughout the country to contribute their talents to Flint, the fellowship exposed them to organizations and residents who benefited from their gifts. […]

A Touch of Jazz: Heralded event draws hundreds

A Touch of Jazz: Heralded event draws hundreds

  The 36th Annual Flint Jazz Festival didn’t disappoint a diverse group of fans, including those who enjoy the “smooth” variety of one of America’s original arts. Among highlights of the Aug. 10-13 event were Johnathan Celestin, singing his jazzed-up version of Maxwell’s “This Woman’s Work,” a funky, crowd-pleasing performance from Sidewalk Chalk, musical instrumentals […]

Living in the Moment

Living in the Moment

Summer of Flint’s frontlines continues with Gina Kim This blog is the second weekly installment in an exclusive contribution to TheHUB by two college students participating in the annual Diplomat Fellowship for Social Impact. The series examines their impressions, observations and input while serving Flint in various capacities that aim to fulfill the goal of […]

Defining the Difference

Defining the Difference

Summer of Flint’s frontlines continues with Lindsay Baywol This blog is the second weekly installment in an exclusive contribution to TheHUB by two college students participating in the annual Diplomat Fellowship for Social Impact. The series examines their impressions, observations and input while serving Flint in various capacities that aim to fulfill the goal of […]