Haitian university works to rebuild

  • Gregory Leone and Jeff Lefevre, students at the University of Haiti in downtown Port-au-Prince, review a plan they would like to suggest and implement for emergency preparedness in Haiti. With classes suspended they are trying to use the time to get involved in community service. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Students listen to a professor in an outdoor religion class at the University of Haiti in downtown Port-au-Prince. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Students sit under a tree in an outdoor religion class at the University of Haiti in downtown Port-au-Prince. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A boy walks on the grounds of the University of Haiti in downtown Port-au-Prince. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Student Gregory Leone works near the University of Haiti in downtown Port-au-Prince. After the January 12th earthquake that struck Port au Prince, the university system has collapsed and the students are unsure who of what will salvage the higher education system in Haiti. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rubble from the collapsed GOU University in Port-au-Prince. The university collapsed, killing students, and was the scene of rescue and rescue attempts after the January 12th earthquake. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fritz Olivier, GOC University founder and president, talks about his plans for a new campus outside Port-au-Prince. After the January 12th earthquake, the university system has collapsed and the students are unsure who or what will salvage the higher education system in Haiti. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • One of the tent classrooms, for civil engineering, is set up at the foot of the mountains outside of Port-au-Prince. GOC University has set up a site for the university to offer classes for seniors to help them complete their degree. They bus the student to the site and hold classes under several tents. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF