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Think Fresh signs on Sullivan Center
        
September 14, 2011 - 2:08pm

On Wednesday, September 14, the Office of Career Planning and the Student Involvement Center hosted nearly 50 local community organizations and campus clubs under the tent adjacent to the Campus Center. The event was organized in an effort to recruit members and volunteers as well as increase student, faculty and staff awareness of the missions and services provided by each group. The gathering also served as a jumping-off point for faculty looking to incorporate service-based learning projects into their curriculum.

Among those in attendance were representatives from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County, the Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo Olmsted Parks, Crisis Services and Junior Achievement of WNY. A variety of campus-based student groups were on-site as well. A complete list of attendees and contact information is available through the Office of Career Planning.

- Kevin Bates

Photo by Kevin Bates

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