Happening Now: WKU Habitat for Humanity chapter to help with Carter work project

Emily Ulber

Seven members of WKU’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity will have leadership roles in next week’s Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Annapolis, Md., according to a university press release.

The members are Bryan Reaka, an associate professor in the Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences; Dana Hester, a staff member in the Department of Agriculture; Samantha Spillman, a senior from Madison, Ind.; Jill Gladish, a senior from Evansville, Ind.; Eddyville senior Lisa Yeager; Mayme Van Meveren, a senior from Liberty, Mo,; and Utica sophomore Andy Austin, according to the release.

The group will be working on one of the 10 new homes being constructed in Annapolis.

On Monday, Oct. 4, students on WKU’s campus will have informational tables set up, along with petitions regarding federal policy dealing with substandard housing issues, according to the release.