Corbett planned a variety of events for the week to create opportunities for students to volunteer. She organized an event entitled “Shoot for Good”, where first-years were asked to take pictures of good deeds they witnessed in their community. These pictures were then displayed in the HUB during the week for other students to see. Other events included a “thank you” dinner for all the volunteers of the Community Service programs on campus, a clothing drive, a school supply drive and a five-minutes-of-service project where first-years made tissue paper flowers for Senior Companions, a new Dickinson Community Service group. A shoe-drive in honor of TOM’s Day Without Shoes finished the week out.
Many of these events were aimed at first-years in an effort to get them more involved on campus and have them develop an interest in community service. Throughout the week, Corbett said he had about 40 volunteers help with the events she planned. “I was very happy with the outcome of the events. We had many first-years participate in all of the drives and the tissue paper flower making outside of Drayer,” she said.