Here are the students we have helped so far!

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Michael Penniman, University of Iowa

Michael is the first student that Students Care worked for. Student workers spend 6-7 hours a day with Michael working three separate shifts, as well as spending social time downtown and around Iowa City.

 

Derrick esbeck, Kirkwood Community college

Derrick is a freshman in college that lives in Iowa City and attends Kirkwood Community College. Students Care works with Derrick several hours a day and work to integrate him into our UIowa community to provide more opportunities.

 

Kyle Mcwilliams, University of iowa

Kyle is a huge Cubs fan that students work for during lunch times throughout the week.  Students spend time watching baseball with Kyle as they enjoy each others company during each and every shift.

Amanda Spars, University of Iowa

Amanda is a junior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and mass communication. Students Care set Amanda up a care team of 10 students who assist her between classes three days a week. Amanda and her care team spend time studying and socializing on a day to day basis.

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Who's next?

Students Care is actively looking for students in our community that would like our help, as well as student volunteers that would like to assist us in our mission. We work with the University of Iowa Center for Disability and Development to grow from where we are at right now and eventually will be expanding to other universities.