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Freshmen fan into community for annual Wilson Day

Freshmen fan into community for annual Wilson Day

August 30, 2016

“I like to help people, and it’s nice to go into the community and give back,” said Matthew Le ’20, one of the more than 1,300 freshmen who began their college career in Rochester with the annual Wilson Day of community service.

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Urban Fellows, Youth Year students honored at City Hall

Urban Fellows, Youth Year students honored at City Hall

July 28, 2016

Nineteen University students and recent graduates were recognized for their community service. Projects this year ranged from expanding literacy programs to increasing access to medical care for underserved individuals.

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Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

January 28, 2016

Five graduating seniors were honored for their service this year in local organizations serving needs ranging from at-risk youth to community schooling.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day and George Eastman Day of Service

PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day and George Eastman Day of Service

August 28, 2015

This year nearly 1,500 freshmen went out into the community to bond as a class, learn about the important work being done by organizations in their new home town, and volunteer to help.

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Urban Fellows seek to improve community

Urban Fellows seek to improve community

August 1, 2015

Now in its 14th year, the Rochester Center for Community Leadership’s Urban Fellows summer program include undergraduate students, faculty, staff, and others uniting the University and Rochester communities. With bettering one’s self for the betterment of the community as a mantra, Urban Fellows set out to focus on problem solving for positive change through civic engagement.

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Community-engaged learning moves the classroom beyond the classroom

Community-engaged learning moves the classroom beyond the classroom

August 1, 2015

There are nearly 40 courses offered at the College that involve working within the greater Rochester community at some level.

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‘The Rockys’ celebrate campus leadership

‘The Rockys’ celebrate campus leadership

April 21, 2015

This year’s Student Life Awards — “The Rockys” — went to 18 undergraduates and 4 student organizations.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day 2014

August 29, 2014

The incoming Class of 2018 fanned out into the surrounding neighborhoods of Rochester during the 26th annual Wilson Day of community service.

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College freshmen meet Rochester on #WilsonDay14

College freshmen meet Rochester on #WilsonDay14

August 25, 2014

The incoming freshmen class will discover what Rochester has to offer and explore the many ways to get involved in their surrounding neighborhood during the 26th annual Wilson Day on Thursday, Aug. 28. Over 1,350 students will garden, paint, meet with senior citizens, help organize school supplies, and learn more about their new community.

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