UAlbany hosts 1st annual BIG Event

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The inaugural year for the UAlbany BIG Event and was organized through the Center for Leadership and Service and took place on Sunday.

The day began with over 1500 students, faculty and staff registered for community service activities and had hundreds  of additional volunteers from our campus and community “walk on” to serve today.

Over 71 teams registered for activities, with 43 service opportunities available to choose from benefiting 22 different agencies in our community.  

It was held at 11 locations within the Capital Region and had alumni and students in Washington, DC and NYC engaged in community service activities in their neighborhoods as well.

The UAlbany main campus, hosted community service activities that benefited over 11 not-for-profit organizations.

The UAlbany Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society continued until 11 p.m. Saturday night and will be the final service project affiliated with the UAlbany BIG Event.

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