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ETHOS-SonLight Graduate Service Program

The ETHOS Center at the University of Dayton has partnered with Sonlight Power, a Cincinnati-based non-profit, to train and send engineering graduate students to install life-changing solar arrays on community venues. 

Project Dates 2019-2020

Dates to be offered in the near future.

Attend one of the upcoming information sessions to learn more about this and other opportunities that The ETHOS Center offers:
  • Tuesday, Sept. 3, Kettering labs Lobby, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 30, Kettering Labs 204, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 7, Kettering Labs Lobby, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 22, Kettering Labs 204, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Program Details

You can volunteer your time, energy and skills to support the work of SonLight Power, an organization that installs PV systems in the U.S. and beyond.

  • Training One-day training required prior to placement; cost paid by The ETHOS Center
  • Locations: Haiti
  • Length of Breakout: 1-2 weeks
  • Housing: Accommodations are made for housing in or near work area by SonLight
  • Eligibility: Graduate students from all majors are eligible to participate
  • Costs: Covered by The ETHOS Center

Click here for ETHOS-SonLight Graduate Service application information.

François Vibert

Fulbright Scholar, François Vibert, a native of Haiti and a student enrolled in the University of Dayton's renewable and clean energy master's degree program, interns for SonLight Power.


The ETHOS Center, Dr. Malcolm Daniels, Director

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0212