Wednesday, September 26, 2012

National Student Day - Win Scholarships & Prizes!

Have you have heard about National Student Day, which celebrates students’ volunteerism and social responsibility?  

The 2nd annual event will take place on Thursday, October 4. Read more about our community service fair and other activities on our website:

Additionally, there is a national competition where student submit their volunteer experiences online at the National Student Day website, , for a chance to win scholarships and prizes. Last year, 19 UC students submitted stories and 3 UC students finished in the top 10 and were awarded iPads. See information about this here.

Schedule of Events
7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Free drip coffee with reusable cup in all locations – Starbucks (CCM & SSLC), CafĂ©s, Quick Mick’s, Campus View (UHALL), ExpressMart (TUC), and Market on Main (CRC)
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.UC Bookstores – 20% discount on 1 clothing or gift item to all students with UC ID
9 a.mParking – Free fortune cookies for students until they run out in Campus Green, Calhoun, University Avenue, and Woodside Garages.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.PNC - Play games such as dartboard, corn hole, basketball, and enter the chance to win a Spring Semester Parking Pass.
10 a.m. - NoonPNC - Kiss 107.7 broadcasting live
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Hoxworth Bloodmobile on McMicken Commons and signup sheet for Fall Blood Drive

All students who give blood today will receive a coupon for the Official Fan t-shirt from UC Bookstores
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.Farm to Fork Lunch featured items at MarketPointe and CenterCourt

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Live mannequins modeling UC apparel including the Official Fan t-shirt at TUC Food Court entrance and UC Bookstores entrance
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Community Service Fair
McMicken Commons
Sign up for the Center for Community Engagement's weekly service update list serve, find out about volunteer opportunities, and be entered into a drawing to win:
       – $250 gift card to UC Bookstores
       – Kindle Fire courtesy of Pepsi
Community Organization Tables

Various organizations set up to discuss service opportunities available to the UC community
Live music on TUC front porch by DJ Layton from Mad Frog
Pepsi sampling

Pepsi Max, Pepsi Next, Quaker Real Medley's, Sabra Hummus and Salsa, Smart Food Popped Chips
Community Service Project

Assemble care packages with assorted toiletries that will be distributed to Anna Louise Inn and Ronald McDonald House
Noon - 4 p.m.Rock the Vote will have voter registration information, music, and freebies on Campus Green. Sponsored by SALD.
2 - 3 p.m.Free National Student Day t-shirts to the first 500 students who come into UC Bookstores beginning at 2 p.m.

Photo Booth (2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)
       – Photos with the Bearcat
       – Photos with Greg Hand
3 - 5 p.m.Free chair massages in the MainStreet passage way (CRC)
5 p.m.The Homecoming 5k

Cincinnati Dance Marathon and Relay for Life are partnering with the Student Alumni Council. Registration begins at Alumni Commons, $10 per person. Come enjoy music, food, fun, and interact with with champions from Cincinnati Children's Hospital and cancer survivors with the American Cancer Society.
5 p.m.Free UC Sustainability water bottles to the first 350 students (CRC) beginning at 5 p.m.
7 - 9 p.m.Catskeller Unplugged music series with free 'Skeller sticks and soda
7 - 9 p.m.Homecoming Week outdoor movie (Catch Me If You Can) with free popcorn and soda. At Sigma Sigma Commons with FREE parking at the Alumni Center parking lot. Co-sponsored by the Student Alumni Council and Commuter Student Association.

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