OttoTHON! For the Kids!

Erica Daley with 4 other OttoTHON volunteers

Erica Daley ‘24 was a member of this year’s OttoTHON Leadership Program. First year students raise money, advertise, promote, and organize OttoTHON–a 12 hour dance marathon that benefits the children at Upstate Golisano Hospital. Erica said, “I am so thankful for the opportunity to collaborate with other dedicated first year students to help the children…

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Community Garden Work

community-garden-poster hanging on a chain link fence

Yasmin Nayrouz ‘24 helped out at a gardening event at a local church, an event sponsored by the Student Association. “This was such a great day, and I’m so glad I volunteered!” said Yasmin. “We were able to help set up a new garden at a local church, which they plan to give people in…

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Eat Your Veggies!


We are looking forward to kicking off the school year and our upcoming Slow Food events! To start the year off, we want to make everyone aware of our partnership with  Common Thread Community Farm based in Madison, NY.  Each fall, we partner with them to provide students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to support the local…

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Service on the Slopes

Julia-Cleo-Fisher in her ski patrol uniform on the slopes

Julia Cleo Fisher ’21 spends much of her time as an Alpine National Ski Patroller at Toggenburg, where she performs a variety of duties, including: – toboggan driving/tail roping of patient – physical and mental assessments of injured patients – Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) as an OEC Technician – EMR equivalent – checking and ensuring…

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Seeking Video Producers

Exon 20 Group logo

I am co-founder and chair of The Exon 20 Group (here), operating under the umbrella of the 501(c)(3) non-profit ICAN – The International Cancer Advocacy Network (here).  Our multistakeholder group is focused on two specific and very rare cancer mutations called EGFR exon 20 insertion and HER2 exon 20 insertion that are present in lung cancer…

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blue OttoTHON flyer, all test in blog post

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 Peer Educator

blue background with three tiny drawings: brain, heart, owl eyes and the words "Become a Peer Educator"

Seeking all students eager to make a positive impact on campus, the annual peer educator application is now open through Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021! Positions are paid and provide opportunities to connect with fellow students and build resumes.  Peer educators work in health promotion at the Barnes Center at The Arch and are a group of undergraduate students…

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Health Ambassadors

Call for Volunteers: We are recruiting additional students to assist as Health Ambassadors as we extend this initiative through at least September 30th.  Guided by the Stay Safe Pledge, Health Ambassadors are trained to share and help the campus community support COVID-19 prevention, health and safety guidelines throughout the Fall 2020 return and semester, including reminding campus community members…

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Be a part of the COVID response team

We have volunteer opportunities available for students interested in helping with the COVID-19 response efforts on campus. Specifically, these opportunities are either overseeing the self-administered saliva tests or pooling the saliva tests in the laboratory.  The test coordination is student facing, and volunteers will interact with students that are required to get the saliva screening…

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