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Fresh START

Fresh START Day of Service

Fresh START Day of Service is one of Penn State's largest days of service, designed for incoming first-year, change-of-campus, and transfer students new to the University Park campus. The primary goals of Fresh START are: 1) to introduce new students to the many service and civic engagement opportunities available in the State College community as well as organiztions at Penn State students can become a part of, 2) to help students build new friendships with other students transitioning to Penn State, and 3) Get students engaged with involvement at Penn State and in the community, all while having FUN!

Fresh START Day of Service encourages new students to “get rooted” in service opportunities in Happy Valley and within student organizations, that they can then engage with throughout their academic careers at Penn State. Our hope is that, through Fresh START, new students will develop a passion for giving back to the community and will continue to engage in service and civic engagement throughtout their lives.

The next Fresh START Day of Service will be held on August 26, 2017

Typical Fresh START Schedule

10:00am -11:00am ~ Check in outside of Alumni Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center

11:00am - 11:45am ~ Lunch & Activities

11:45am ~ Begin Dismssing to Community Partners

12:30pm - 4:00pm ~ Volunteers with Community Partners

4:00pm - 5:00pm ~ Snacks, cool treats, & Service Organization Fair to learn more about how to get involved

BE SURE TO WEAR CLOSED-TOE SHOES AS WELL AS CLOTHING
THAT YOU ARE NOT WORRIED ABOUT GETTING DIRTY!

FREE Lunch, FREE Snacks, FREE T-shrits, FREE Water Bottle...

Sign up for 2017 Fresh START will be found at volunteer.psu.edu beginning in August 2017

Follow @PSU_Fresh_START Tweet #GetRootedPSU

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