Get Spooky for the Zoo

Come dressed in costume and lend a helping hand at the zoo on themed weekends throughout October: Oct 9 & 10 – Animals October 16 & 17 – Witches & Wizards October 23 & 24 – Super Hero October 30 & 31 – Your favorite costumes! Volunteers are needed to help with a cemetery clue…

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Hopeprint’s Social Media Maker

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Newhouse student, Kate Brennan ’22, ran the social media accounts of Hopeprint, an organization that runs programs designed to build community and empower refugee families in Syracuse. As part of Kate’s work as the social media specialist, she attended the Hopeprint programs on Mondays and Wednesdays to volunteer and interact with the children and families…

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Pack a Bookbag for Kids

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Pack a Bookbag for Kids Christian Outreach at Syracuse is doing a backpack packing event where we are filling bags with school supplies to be sent to local elementary schools. It will be 9/28 in the Noble Room of Hendricks Chapel at 8 pm. Everyone is welcome to join and get some civic hours in!

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Success Saturdays Tutors Needed

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Campus Connect–the RSO arm of SU’s Lutheran Chaplaincy, though not all members are Lutheran or even religious–has for many years been tutoring students within the Syracuse City School District on Saturday mornings. The program is called Success Saturdays. Many of the students are New American students who come from the city’s Karen refugee population and…

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OttoTHON is a student run dance marathon event that fundraises for Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. On February 28th we will be hosting our event starting at 12PM. Register to support a local cause and gain civic engagement hours at a fun event that connects SU to the kids and families at Upstate! Text “ottothon20” to…

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Become a Remote Tutor Spring 2021

In response to the COVID-19 crisis and its current and future effects on students in Syracuse, Syracuse University’s Office of Community Engagement and College of Arts & Sciences are working with organizations across the city (see below) and programs across the University—the Shaw Center, the Honors Program, Hendricks Chapel and La Casita—to coordinate a city-wide…

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Pencils of Promise

Are you interested in getting involved in a new RSO group at SU? Pencils of Promise is a for-purpose organization that builds primary schools and creates education programs in Ghana, Guatemala, Laos, and Nicaragua. The goal of the Syracuse Pencils of Promise (POP) Club is to raise awareness and money to fund the construction of a school in one of these countries.  The Syracuse POP Club is a great opportunity to get involved with this global education organization. Our first zoom…

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See Your Shadow on Shadow Day

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See Your Shadow on Shadow Day On Thursday, April 23rd, about 100 fifth graders from Seymour Dual Language Academy of the Syracuse City School District. Current Syracuse University undergraduate students are needed to be volunteers on Shadow Day; students must be available from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 23. As part of their…

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Show and Tell

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32nd Show and Tell Are you looking for volunteer, internship, or service-learning opportunities working with youth? Show and tell is an opportunity to listen and learn about youth providers in Onondaga County. Each provider will give a five minute pitch followed by questions. There will be youth providers present from all areas, including jobs, training,…

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