Students improve life-saving station
Project example of required ‘real-world’ learning

By Dave Choate

When it came time to put together a study on potential uses for the historic Wood Island Lifesaving Station off the coast of Kittery, Maine, the town turned to a group of students from the University of New Hampshire.

The students developed relatively cost-conscious ways in which the aging station could be improved and ways it could offer easier access for recreational boaters and interested visitors.

Town Councilor Judy Spiller, a UNH associate provost, reached out to the university about the possibility of having students involved in the project, and in May those students presented three potential options to the council.  Read More…..