This is a category about all AFN student stories highlighting success.

Welcome AFN VISTA Volunteers

At the beginning of this month, two special volunteers joined the Austin Free-Net family. Joo Hee Ahn and Michael Bass are part of the Volunteers In Service to America (VISTA) program. VISTA was founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 as a national service program designed specifically to […]

Photo of VISTA volunteers

Photo of APU student volunteers

Konnichiwa (Hello) AFN!

Throughout June, AFN hosted ten college student volunteers from Asia Pacific University in Japan. The students are participating in a Global Communications program this summer at St. Edward’s University. Visiting from several countries throughout Asia, the students are required by their college to do community service in a multicultural environment […]

APU Student Volunteers Helped AFN Bridge Digital Divide

During the summer, twenty nine student volunteers from Asia Pacific University proved that technology skills can help break down language barriers.  Austin Free-Net was selected to participate in a Global Communications and Service Learning program sponsored by St. Edward’s University, Austin and Asia Pacific University, Japan.   Visiting from various countries […]