Current Events and Programs for Students
CHOW Hunger Walk
Sunday, September 20
Registration at 1 p.m.
Walk begins at 2 p.m.
Lot E1 - behind the East Gym
The CHOW (Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse) Hunger Walk will be held Sunday, Sept. 20, in Lot E1 behind the East Gym. Registration begins at 1 p.m., and the walk begins at 2 p.m., starting in Lot E1 and winding its way around the campus Brain. Food and entertainment will be provided following the walk.
Students are encouraged to pick up CHOW donation envelopes at the Center for Civic Engagement, UU-137, and collect pledges from friends and family. Every dollar raised will go toward feeding hungry people right here in the greater Binghamton area through CHOW's network of 60+ soup kitchens and food pantries in Broome County. Canned goods and nonperishable food items will also be collected at the event.
Community Opportunities Fair
Thursday, October 8
Interested in community service, local internships, research opportunities, and FREE t-shirts? You'll find all of that and more at the 6th Annual Community Opportunities Fair!
Binghamton University's Center for Civic Engagement is gathering 75+ local nonprofit and community organizations, student groups and faculty members in one place to provide students with networking, collaboration and community engagement opportunities in all facets of community life. This is also your first chance to get the ever-popular and always FREE 2015 CCE t-shirt, so don't miss it!
Global Service Fair
Tuesday, October 20
Students, community members, faculty and staff are invited to network with others to address issues such as youth empowerment, food security, housing, sustainability, peace education, and health care on a global scale. The fair will feature opportunities to locally fundraise, educate others about international issues, and travel abroad. This event is free and open to all students, staff and faculty.
Student groups, community members, and faculty with international service courses are invited to table at the event. This will be a great opportunity to:
- Recruit students interns, volunteers or group members
- Make connections with other student groups, faculty members and community organizations interested in global service
- Highlight global service projects that are happening in this area
- Network with and learn from community professionals, University personnel from various offices and departments, and students interested in making global change happen
To table at the event, register online by Monday, October 5.
Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-777-4287.
Bridging the Digital Divide Program
- Curriculum and activities provided
- Learn from the CCE staff
- Work with other committed students
- Teach a group of community members who meet at a local nonprofit organization
- Teach computer literacy to help bridge the digital divide!
- Teach computer literacy using a tested, pre-developed curriculum.
- Learn new skills from a computer refurbishment expert and retired electrical engineer with years of experience
- Work in an ON CAMPUS workshop
- Become familiar with hardware, software, and how computers operate
- Help deliver refurbished computers to community members