The Oberlin Review

Oberlin Students’ Volunteering Crucial for Environmental Success

Kate Pilacky, Associate Field Director, Western Reserve Land Conservancy Oberlin Field Office

September 14, 2018

I want to express my sincere thanks to the Bonner Center for Service and Learning, Oberlin College Grounds, and the first-year students and their supervisors for the hard work they put forth for the Day of Service on Sept. 1. Western Reserve Land Conservancy, with assistance from Oberlin College, has been working on the Kahn Woods and, more recently, the Keep Cottage Meadow for several years, restoring and enhancing wildlife habitat and creating an area for students to observe and enjoy nature on campus grounds. On Sept. 1, students and community members planted over 70 native flowering plants to provide habitat for pollinators and add beauty. If you are looking for a nice place to enjoy nature on campus, I encourage y...

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Community Service Fair Showcases Local Volunteer Opportunities

Eva Sachs, Staff Writer

February 18, 2011

This semester, the College continues to live up to its motto of “learning and labor.” On Tuesday, The Science Center was cluttered with tables and people presenting and learning about volunteer organizations. The Community Service Fair, a yearly event put on by the Bonner Center for Service and Learning, was in full swing. The fair, along with its fall semester counterpart, the Community Connections Fair, is in its seventh year. A wide range of organizations filled the Science Center Atrium, from student and local artistic groups such as the Plum Creek Review and the Big Parade to senior centers such as Kendal at Oberlin to child tutoring and mentoring organizations like Du Bois, a summer math and soccer camp. Ma...

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