2014 Star Community Service Day
The City of Champaign will host a STAR (Service Together Achieves Results) Community Service Day on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. The STAR Service Day will provide an opportunity for University of Illinois students and community volunteers to participate in community service projects and initiatives to improve neighborhoods located within […]
August Campus Move In-Out Recycle and Reuse Event
As summer turnover begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign and local non-profit agencies are continuing their effort to encourage the students living in multifamily buildings, fraternities, sororities, and private certified housing to donate any unwanted items that can be resold or reused. The date scheduled for drop-off is: Saturday, August 9. […]
The Public Works Forestry crew partnered with Holy Cross School on April 25 to plant a paperbark maple tree to celebrate Arbor Day and educate kindergarten students about the importance of trees. Students also helped shovel soil onto the young tree roots to assist in the planting.
Students Gain Hands-On Urban Planning Experience
Lacey Rains Lowe from the Planning and Development Department participated in Forum Week at Campus Middle School for Girls. Each semester, one week is devoted to special programming, guest speakers and lessons on a topic selected by the students. This semester, urban planning was the selected topic for Forum Week. Students participated in a hands-on […]