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Student Housing During Hurricanes and COVID-19

Community Rising

  • 07/22/2020
  • 04 min

About this Episode

Peter Groenendyk is the Director of Housing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) and has experienced countless hurricanes. Groenendyk discusses the process of evacuating students during hurricanes and finding housing for students with nowhere to go. He says his experience relocating students during hurricanes prepared him to deal with student housing issues that resulted from COVID-19 - but only to an extent.Produced by Caroline Bailey. Music by Meydän.Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series examines environmental news in the coastal Carolina region.