Community Service Fair connects students and non-profits

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Christian Richey

AACC's Community Service Fair is held ever semester.

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

AACC Service Learning held their annual Community Service Fair, helping to connect students and non-profit organizations, on Thursday.

Service Learning coordinator Tresa Ballard said the fair, held every semester, helps connect students, faculty, and staff to non-profit partners.

“We are really glad to have about 30 of our non-profit partners on campus with us,” Ballard said. “The community college has a real heart for service, a real culture of service, so it’s an opportunity for people to come and find individual volunteer experiences.”

Third-year civil engineering student Alec Pearlman said the fair helped inform students of community service and how to get involved.

“It’s definitely informative,” Pearlman said.

Second-year secondary English education student Nathaniel Nickerson noted the fair’s usefulness for students looking to improve their resume.

“I think a lot of people will do well getting a volunteer position, it’ll boost their resume, it’ll help them get involved in the community.”