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Student-athletes key in on giving back to the community

Matt Gad—Sports Writer Throughout the year, many student-athletes participate in community service, either on their own or with their respective teams. It is part of the push for student-athletes to not just excel in competition but also in the classroom and out in the community. On Saturday, at “The Big Event,” a campus-wide community service day where students cleaned up

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The Big Event cleans up

Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter Every year, a group of students gather together to celebrate service and volunteer work through The Big Event, a day spent doing community service. This year, over 150 members signed up. Students were grouped according to their pre-designated service site and transported by either school bus or minivan. The multitude of service tasks completed included mulching, trash-picking, renovating

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Southern hosts The Big Event

Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter On Saturday April 22, Southern hosted The Big Event, a community service day where students sign up to help out with different projects across Hamden and New Haven. Corey Evans, a senior political science major, said the goal of the event is two-fold. “We want to get the Southern community to learn about what

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Southern prepares for ‘The Big Event’

Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  Between class work, jobs and studying for the impending finals week, Southern Connecticut State University students are still making time in their weekend to serve their community. SCSU’s annual spring service event, The Big Event, will be held on Saturday, April 25. The Big Event is a national event which started at Texas A

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Athletic department pushes for community service programs

Wesley Crowell – Special to the Southern News  Community service has become a focal point of the Southern Connecticut Athletic Department; led by Mike Kobylanski, the associate director of athletics and communication. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Southern has made the Presidents Academic Honor Roll in the categories of General Community Service and Education Community Service.

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