Quinnipiac University

Bobcats come together to serve the community

The Bobcat family came together on Saturday to help serve communities throughout Connecticut at the 13th annual Big Event.

More than 800 students, alumni, faculty and staff worked at more than 70 locations.

Among the work performed: painting, gardening and neighborhood clean-up projects. 

Students volunteer with Foundation 4 Orphans in Hamden by raking and cleaning.

Students pick up trash along Dixwell Avenue in Hamden.

President Judy Olian and a student gardening at Keefe Community Center in Hamden.

A student and a child garden and plant at the Albert Schweitzer Institute.

Group of students painting a classroom during the Big Event

A group of students help each other paint the walls for the Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club in Wallingford.

Students high-five each other at the Big Event

Three students high-five each other while working hard at the Big Event. 

Two girls laughing while shoveling and gardening at the Big Event

Two students help each other plant native flowers in Hamden during the Big Event. 

Girl up on ladder drills into pieces of wood while building outside at the Big Event

A student climbs ladder while drilling into pieces of wood at Foundation 4 Orphans in Hamden.

Girl paints a blue wall in a classroom during the Big Event

A student paints a wall at the Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club in Wallingford.

Girl washes floor with a sponge in a classroom during the Big Event

A students scrubs a floor at the Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club in Wallingford.

Frat brothers help each other garden and shovel at the Big Event

A group of fraternity brothers help each other in a landscaping project at at Massaro Farms in Woodbridge.

Students wheel bag of mulch to help at the Big Event

A group of students get ready to start gardening at the Keefe Community Center in Hamden.

Girl drills into wood while helping build at the Big Event

A student drills into pieces of wood at Foundation 4 Orphans in Hamden.

Frat student carries pot of grass while gardening at the Big Event

Two students help each other carry grass to be planted at Massaro Farms in Woodbridge.

Join Us for an Open House this Fall

Want to learn what Quinnipiac is all about? We invite you to join us at Open House, where our students, faculty and staff will introduce you to life as a Bobcat through a variety of sessions and tours.

  • Sunday, October 23

  • Saturday, November 12

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