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Day of Service
In honor of our 50th birthday, more than 600 employees and students took part in service projects Sept. 26.
“I think this gives us an opportunity to celebrate the connectedness, the spirit, the role we play in this community,” said President Harrison.
Columbus Staters fanned out to 50 organizations. They worked on homes with Habitat for Humanity, created a courtyard for Action for Children, cleared invasive brush at Alum Creek, managed meals for People in Need, and many more.
Student blogger Jeffrey Tucker caught up with the Disability Services crew volunteering down the street at Thurber House and a group of students volunteering at Boys & Girls Club on Cleveland Avenue.
At Action for Children, grounds crew from Columbus State and students from Dick Ansley's Landscaping class prepare a courtyard for a paver walkway.
At Thurber House (l-to-r) Molly Sheils, Alissa Price and Sheryl Killen clean the third floor.
More landscaping work at Thurber House.
Cleanup at First English Lutheran Church: Sue Hargrove of Developmental Education (left) and Donna Dixon of Modern Languages/ESL.
Walking dogs at the Franklin County Dog Shelter: (l-to-r) Nichole Brown, Advising; Lisa Schneider, dean; Lindsey Lee, Advising; Tonja Morgan, Student Accounting.
Sorting clothes at Faith Mission: Officer Megan Smith, Police Chief Sean Asbury, Community Relations Coordinator Barb Smith-Allen, Events Coordinator Karina Brown, and PresidentDavid T. Harrison.
Staffers volunteer at Franklinton Gardens.