Purchase Students Giving Back for 9/11
September 11, 2001 is a date no one will forget. To honor this significant event in America’s history, Purchase College students decided to give their time to give back to the local community. The Office of Community Engagement (OCE) hosted an off campus service activity at The Greens at Greenwich, a senior living facility located right in our own back yard on King Street whose residents have art in their heart. Students were able to connect with the residents by doing fall themed arts & crafts as well as having great conversation with them about their hobbies and interest. All of the students were extremely touched by their experience and some even inquired about possible internships, employment opportunities as well as returning to volunteer on their own.
The Office of Community Engagement will continue to host service opportunities for students to get involved with and give back to their local and global communities.