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Upcoming Events
Bronco Buddies:  Starting next week! Our own SUNY Delhi Bronco Buddies  engage with local South Kortright Elementary School students in an ongoing, weekly commitment that would be semester or year-long with their CROP Program.  Contact Elizabeth in the OCCE office if you are interested in this meaningful opportunity.  This semester we are going on  Tuesdays and  Thursdays.  If you are interested, the sooner you get in touch with us, the more likely it will be for us to get you on the bus!  This is a great program!  Leave campus at 2:30, return about 5:30.
 
Delhi Beautification Committee:  Help is needed planting flowers and installing lighted holiday trees in the barrels along Main Street and with post-season clean-up, as well as with plantings and clean-up in the Village’s four small parks.  Sign-up sheets will be posted in the OCCE or call Don at 746-2723.
 
Woodlawn Cemetery: Come help us keep this beautiful historic place spruced up.  Sign up in the OCCE office for Saturdays in the fall, including Community Service Day on October 4th, 9:30 am - 4 pm.

Saturday's Bread: December 6th, twelve volunteers are needed to assist serving at this well-run soup kitchen in Oneonta.  You must have your own transportation.  Sign up and more info at the OCCE office.

Conference on Volunteerism: Saturday November 1st from 9:30 - 3 pm - Join SUNY Delhi, SUNY Oneonta and SUNY Cobleskill for a day of sharing volunteer experiences, leadership tips, and service-learning successes.  Conference is free with breakfast, lunch and tee provided by all who attend the conference.  Students who present a workshop will be eligible to have a special notation placed on their Co-curricular Transcript​. See Elizabeth in the O'Connor Center for Community Engagement for more detail.

American Red Cross Blood Drive: Thursday November 13th from 10 am - 4 pm in the Farrell Student and Community Center loft. 

Habitat for Humanity:  New office in Delhi. Volunteers needed to work on committees for planning projects here in Delaware County. Contact Jill at 607-746-9987607-746-9987. Come to the OCCE for sign-up forms.

Local Food Pantry in Delhi at the United Ministries Church behind the bank on Church Street.  Drop off donations between 1 - 3 pm on Mondays and Thursdays in the basement, Fellowship Hall.  Volunteers needed to staff the pantry.  Contact Deb at 607-746-1665  or Regina at  607-746-1670 for more information.

Flood Relief:  Any group with their own transportation can contact the office and we will help you help others!  They are still working in Margaretville, Fleischmanns, Prattsville and other villages nearby. New York Cares is a great place to go when you are in the metro area and want to help with Hurricane Sandy recovery!

Regalia: Student groups are wanted to sign up for the semester to help staff our gently-used clothing store here on campus, with all proceeds going to student scholarships.  Come to the OCCE to sign up for your group to commit to one day a week all semester.

Head Start:  Help Delaware Opportunities raise money to purchase backpacks and school supplies for the preschoolers who are going into kindergarten next year. Whatever we raise will be matched by the O'Connor Foundation! This is open to individuals and organizations alike. You can do any type of fundraiser, just bring the money to the OCCE and make sure it is put in the exchange account.  Last year we helped them get a very large matching grant.  Can we do it again?  Yes we can!

The Arc of Delaware County: This nationally renowned organization participates on and off campus with service-learning and other co-curricular events like Holiday parties and Study Buddies.  Contact the OCCE for more information

Hope for Haiti:  There is currently a terrible need for support in Haiti, and anyone looking for philanthropies would do well to continue the support SUNY Delhi gave in the spring of 2010.  We are one of 5 schools who won the TrueHero.org contest for Relief Efforts for Haiti!  Thanks to all who voted!  See our message to the children by clicking on this link, or going to TrueHero.org.   We have raised over $5,000!   Thanks to all who donated to the Comedy Shows, Talent Show, Pancake Breakfast and bought pins on "Pin Day".  The Bowl-a-thon on March 10th was lots of fun and a great way to raise funds.   We are sending all funds to Hope For Haiti, designating our efforts to a "sister" school.  Murphy Hall was the grand winner of the Residence Halls contest!  Congratulations!

 

Please consider our Community Partners

 
And many, many more! Please contact Elizabeth Sova, the  O'Connor Center Director if you have any suggestions or ideas.

 

* Thanks for a terrific year 2013-14: Over 27,000 hours of community service were performed by our students!    You can make a difference!

 

 

Contact Info
(607) 746-4781
(607) 746-4342 (fax)
occs@delhi.edu

 

The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Last Updated: 10/8/14