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30 Days of Giving 2019, Day 16: Community Service Impact Through Art at SUNY Polytechnic Institute

With the assistance provided by the HILT grant, faculty from SUNY Polytechnic Institute brought the artwork of Robert Shetterly to campus for an exhibit entitled “Americans Who Tell the Truth.” The exhibit showcases 16 paintings, chosen through a collective process that included student input. The artwork featured depicts portraits of citizens who “courageously address issues […]


30 Days of Giving 2019, Day 15: Tompkins Cortland Students Give Back To the Community Through Sustainable Farming

Some of the most effective learning takes place when students have the opportunity to become teachers. The fall capstone class of the Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program at Tompkins Cortland Community College is designed to do just that. Meant to bridge the gap between the college classroom and the ‘real world,’ the Sustainable Farming […]


30 Days of Giving 2019, Day 14: SUNY Schenectady Volunteers Knit Blankets for Children

This semester, members of the Student Volunteer Organization (SVO) at Schenectady County Community College found themselves industriously crocheting. 18 students, as well as faculty and staff, created colorful 8 inch by 8 inch squares that were sewn together into blankets and sent to children at the border between Texas and Mexico. Michele Zebrowski and TeAna […]


Ask the Expert: How Do I Stay Healthy and Avoid Holiday Weight Gain?

Office parties. Family get-togethers. Cookie exchanges. A large variety of festivities provide us with many opportunities to over-indulge. So it’s no wonder that many people pack on a few pounds during this time of year. Avoiding holiday weight gain takes effort, but it can be done. Smart decisions paired with a balanced lifestyle can help […]


30 Days of Giving 2019, Day 13: Binghamton Students Partner with Kali’s Klubhouse

The Binghamton University School of Management’s PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Scholars program develops business leaders through four pillars: academic excellence, community service, unique networking opportunities and professionalism. Every year the Scholars work with a local organization to plan, fundraise for and execute a large-scale community service project. For this year’s project, the PwC Scholars partnered with Kali’s […]