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A person starts to live when he can live outside himself
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Past Projects

A.R.C.E. Talent Search (Applying Resources Constructively & Effectively) The original student organization Rent-A-Student sponsored a summer long talent search whereby local teens were encouraged to explore and develop their artistic expression and were rewarded with local company sponsored prizes. The Finals were televised on a local cable access station. 1983 completed

C.E.R.T. Grant – Citizens’ Emergency Response Training- This program was done in conjunction with FEMA to fund the training of citizens to be able to respond and assist in the event of emergency situations, such as hurricanes or terrorist attacks.

Computer Labs – This project begins with collecting excess or unwanted computers from companies. STARS donates these computers to under funded computer labs in churches and public schools. The program also features assisting in the training of students on how to use and repair computers.

David Anchin Research Center – This project was a unique short-term opportunity where students rebuilt the research centers computer network to include their original website and a print server. The Education College has subsequently taken over the servers.

STARS was founded in 1984 by Rafael Rivera at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Project abstract
We build projects for credit. Please join us to add your skills.

Under its original name Rent-A-Student, it s goal was to provide opportunities for students to get college credit for real world activities. Since Eric and Chuck were both Engineering students at that time, their efforts focused mainly upon using their developing expertise to assist in community enhancement projects.

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