Big Red students at O.U. turned out for The Big
Event community service effort in a big way this year with more than
4,800 volunteers donating nearly 20,000 hours of service in the Norman
and Oklahoma City areas.
This massive one-day project is almost entirely student
driven. Among the 165 job sites and activities addressed in March were
the completions of playgrounds, a hundred miles of cleaned streets,
freshly painted buildings and cleaner neighborhoods.
already is under way to expand the effort to additional campuses in
Oklahoma next year. Our judges called it a tremendous community
partnership. We call O.U.'s Big Event a full course of good news for
Oklahoma students and communities.
Posted on 05/01/2004
by Sonny Wilkinson filed under