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Class of ’23 lends a hand on Wilson Day

Class of ’23 lends a hand on Wilson Day

August 26, 2019

An annual day of service for first-year students, Wilson Day saw more than 1,400 students working in gardens, churches, classrooms, and community centers across Rochester.

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Students venture into Rochester for Wilson Day, Eastman Day of Service

Students venture into Rochester for Wilson Day, Eastman Day of Service

August 27, 2018

They set up school classrooms, played with children, cleaned senior living centers, served meals, and performed yardwork at more than 80 organizations around Rochester as part of the annual day of service for first-year students.

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Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

August 23, 2018

More than 1,300 incoming students will fan out to about 90 Rochester schools, libraries, senior centers, neighborhood associations, and more to paint, stack bookshelves, rake, pull weeds, and begin to get involved in their new community.

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RCCL allows students to engage, learn outside the classroom

RCCL allows students to engage, learn outside the classroom

October 9, 2017

The Rochester Center for Community Leadership was created in 2005 to put University student community engagement programs under one umbrella. In 12 years, it’s become a pretty big umbrella.

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Wilson Day is rite of autumn for first-year students

Wilson Day is rite of autumn for first-year students

October 6, 2017

Wilson Day enables first-year students to learn about the Rochester community during orientation, as they help out at nearly 100 local agencies, including schools, churches, nursing homes, museums, and more.

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First-year students fan across community on Wilson Day

First-year students fan across community on Wilson Day

August 29, 2017

More than 1,400 first-year students fanned out to 94 sites—schools, churches, libraries, museums, senior centers and more—to learn more about their new home and to help community organizations.

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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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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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Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

August 14, 2015

As students return to the University of Rochester campus later this month, two scheduled events may be newsworthy: Tuesday, Aug. 25 is Freshman Move In Day. Thursday, Aug. 27 is Wilson Day, a day of community service for incoming University students.

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Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up, thumbs down

August 30, 2014

THUMBS UP For the approximately 1,450 University of Rochester students who took part in this year’s Wilson Day community service projects.

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