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Eric Keahey (’17) spent nearly three months interning at McFarlan Home in Flint late last year. But the impact he left for the residents and staff has been lasting.


Twice a week, he worked at the McFarlan Home, an independent and assisted living center for women 55 and older. During this time, he helped develop the facility’s flu prevention program, and advance its fire safety protocols and plans.


Keahey excelled at observing, and then turning those observations into practical action, said Erica Thrash-Sall, executive director of the McFarlan Charitable Corporation, whose entities include the McFarlan Home.


“He added tremendous value to us,” Thrash-Sall said. “These things were of the essence.”

Read more (UM-Flint Now / Robert Gold)