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UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer April 30, 2019

UND’s big event is where around 1,000 students gather together to help their community without being paid a cent. The big event really is a big event, not only for the students, but for the community. The...

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer April 9, 2019

UND Relay for Life returned back to campus after a year hiatus bringing in more that $11,000.   Relay for Life is a fundraiser for The American Cancer Society. It is team cancer walk that is...

(From left) Alan Ju, Alex Widner and Devin Reifsteck paint angry clouds during the Big Event on Saturday morning.

The Big Event

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor April 30, 2018

UND hosted the annual Big Event on Saturday, April 28th. Students attending UND came together for a community service event that served the Greater Grand Forks community. Some places volunteers served...

Members of the Fighting Hawks womens basketball team pick up rakes and other tools prior to volunteering for The Big Event last year.

Bringing the community together through athletics

Madison Overby, Sports Writer April 16, 2018

Growing up, my dad was an alumni of the University of Minnesota. As a die-hard Minnesota sports fans, we went to countless Gopher basketball, football and hockey games. We once travelled four hours just...

Zach Keo (right) paints flag pole stands with fellow Jonstone-Fulton Hall residents Michael Kelsh (center) and Grace Zeller (left) during the Big Event on Saturday morning.

Students come together to “do work” for BIG Event this spring

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer May 3, 2017

Over 900 students from the University of North Dakota participated in a day of community service on Saturday, April 29. The day, known as the BIG Event, started at 9:30 a.m. at the Wellness Center and...

Volunteering helps promote a sense of community and support for everyone involved.

Athletes break volunteering record

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer April 4, 2017

UND takes pride in the service its student athletes put into the community. UND has recorded community service hours every year since the 2008-2009 seasons across all of the sport teams. In the past...

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