University of Scranton Students and Alumni Partner with Community for Planting in Downtown and Plan Street Sweep in Hill Section

04/02/12

As part of The University of Scranton’s Earth Week activities, alumni and hundreds of students will participate in a service effort on April 14 that includes planting flowers through downtown Scranton and cleaning up areas surrounding campus. The University is partnering with Scranton Tomorrow/Main Street Scranton to beautify more than 40 planters throughout downtown Scranton with plants and flowers. Students will also be raking leaves in Nay Aug Park.  The project is in addition to an annual street sweep in the Historic Hill Section. Organizers are from left, Kristi Cordier, program officer, Office of Alumni Relations; Julie Schumacher Cohen, director of community relation; students Brian Riordan, student government senior senatorAdam Gault, student government president and Katherine Gonzalez, student government director of communications from The University of Scranton; and Barbara Giovagnoli, community outreach coordinator, Lackawanna County Recycling Department and co-chair of the Safe, Clean and Green Committee of Scranton Tomorrow/Main Street Scranton and Leslie Collins, executive director, Scranton Tomorrow/Main Street Scranton and University of Scranton graduate.  

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