Community Projects

Fall Semester 2013

Health and Human Services Icon Habitat for Humanity Build and Neighborhood Restoration

Year long fund raising events support the H4H Collegiate Challenge, Spring Break home building in New York.

Club: Habitat for Humanity UBC
Community Partner: Bucks County Habitat for Humanity
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: UBC Campus Director Rodney Altemose

Arts and Culture Icon Learning the Art of Maintaining Sculpture

Bucks Artists taught local high school students how to create their very own sculpture garden in a courtyard at CRHS. These students were also taught how to refurbish bronze sculptures in the Tyler Estate Garden on Newtown Campus.

Club: BC3D Sculpture
Community Partner: Council Rock High School
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Arts & Culture
Contact: Jon Burns

Health and Human Services Icon United Way Project

Students run Fundraisers benefitting the United Way.

Club: Actors Creating Theater
Community Partner: United Way
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Patti McEnery

Health and Human Services Icon VA Hospital Fundraiser

Students held a fundraiser to benefit Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital.

Club: American Studies
Community Partner: VA Hospital
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: David Bates

Environment  Icon Adopt-a-Highway

Students participated in the Adopt-a-Highway program.

Club: Anime
Community Partner: PennDot
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Environment
Contact: Sarah Jakub

Arts and Culture Icon Milk House Farm Banner Project

Students designed and printed banners and signage for a local farm.

Club: Bucks County Printmaking Society
Community Partner: Milkhouse Farm
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Arts & Culture
Contact: Caren Friedman

Education and Youth Icon Young Adult Mentoring Project

Students mentored young adults in the Lower Bucks County area.

Club: Black & Latino Association
Community Partner: Neighborhood First
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Robin Scott

Education and Youth Icon Heathly Eating Project

Students educated local Jr. High and High school students about healthy eating habits.

Club: Body Positive
Community Partner: Local schools
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Tammy Bradley

Environment  Icon Park Clean-up Project

Students cleaned up Tyler State Park with the the PA Department of Parks and Recreation.

Club: Bucks Eco
Community Partner: Tyler Park Cleanup
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Environment
Contact: Aaron Krassner

Health and Human Services Icon Food Collection Project

Students collected canned and dry goods for the Bucks County Housing Group food pantry.

Club: Catholic Club
Community Partner: BCHG food pantry
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Jean Dolan

Education and Youth Icon Media Career Project

Bucks Alumni and Local Communications professionals inspired local high school and college students to explore careers in journalism and media.

Club: Centurion
Community Partner: Bucks students/media day
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Tony Rogers

Icon for Other Category Youth Soccer Conference Project

Students sponsored the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Conference.

Club: Centurion Supporters
Community Partner: Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Conference
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Other
Contact: Justin Burroughs

Education and Youth Icon Chess Set Donation Project

Students donated chess sets to the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania.

Club: Chess Club
Community Partner: Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Christine Hagedorn

Health and Human Services Icon Light the Night Walk Project

Students participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's fundraiser walk.

Club: Community Volunteer Corp.
Community Partner: Light the Night
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Matt Haaz

Icon for Other Category Computer Repair Project

Students repaired the computers of the Bucks County community on campus.

Club: Computer Science
Community Partner: PC Repair Workshop
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Other
Contact: Rob Porche

Health and Human Services Icon Cancer Research Fundraiser

Students held a fundraiser to benefit cancer research.

Club: Digital Games
Community Partner: Cancer/epilepsy
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Rob Porche

Health and Human Services Icon Plays to Help Families Project

Students preformed plays and productions with ticket proceeds donated to the families of hospitalized children.

Club: Drama Club
Community Partner: Ronald McDonald House
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Shelli Pentimal

Education and Youth Icon Toys for Tots Project

Students organized toy collection for families in need.

Club: Faith, Hope and Charity
Community Partner: Toys for Tots
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: June Rogers

Education and Youth Icon Children's Book Collection Project

Students collected children books for Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania.

Club: Furture Teachers Organization
Community Partner: Autism Cares
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Kate D'Auria

Arts and Culture Icon Glass Art Project

Students created and donated glass art to a local nursing home.

Club: Glass Arts Society
Community Partner: Nursing home
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Arts & Culture
Contact: Karl Carter

Arts and Culture Icon Bring Cheer and Song Project

Students sang at a local nursing home.

Club: Glee Club
Community Partner: Local nursing home
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Arts & Culture
Contact: Sarah Jakub

Health and Human Services Icon Building Homes Project

Students assisted in building homes for families in need.

Club: Habitat for Humanity
Community Partner: Habitat for Humanity collegiate challenge
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Rodney Altemose

Arts and Culture Icon Improv Project

Students raised funds for a church at Improv Group performances.

Club: Improv
Community Partner: Newportville Church
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Arts & Culture
Contact: Bill McLaughlin

Health and Human Services Icon Feeding the Homeless Project

Students served food to homeless persons in North Philadelphia.

Club: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
Community Partner: Homeless Outreach
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Scott Bradshaw

Health and Human Services Icon Relay for Life Project

Students held a fundraiser and participated in the Relay for Life to benefit cancer research.

Club: Kappa Beta Delta
Community Partner: Relay for Life
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Charles Beem

Health and Human Services Icon Generation One Project

Students participated in the 1st Generation American College Students Outreach.

Club: Muslim Student Association
Community Partner: Generation One
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: June Rogers

Education and Youth Icon Toy Collection Project

Students collected toys for families in need.

Club: Nursing Club
Community Partner: Toys for Tots
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Anne Marie Stecker

Health and Human Services Icon Talent Show Fundraiser Project

Students produced a talent show to raise money for HIV positive persons.

Club: Open Door Club
Community Partner: Bucks Villa
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Max Probst

Public Safety and Disaster Relief Icon Hurricane Sandy Relief Project

Students helped with disaster recovery relief for New Jersey residents.

Club: Phi Theta Kappa
Community Partner: Red Bank New Jersey
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Public Safety & Disaster Relief
Contact: Charles Beem

Icon for Other Category Animal Shelter Project

Students raised funds for the Women's Humane Society.

Club: Radio Bux
Community Partner: Women's Humane Society
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Other
Contact: John Sheridan

Health and Human Services Icon Cancer Research Project

Students raised money and participated in the Relay for Life.

Club: Ski & Snowboard
Community Partner: Special Olympics
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Donna Wilkoski

Health and Human Services Icon Bucks Housing Group Project

Students assisted in obtaining homes and financial security for low income families.

Club: Social Science Club
Community Partner: Bucks County Housing Group
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Heather Kouveras

Environment  Icon PA Great American Clean-up Project

Students participated in Adopt-a-Highway.

Club: Society of Bucks Engineers
Community Partner: PennDot
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Environment
Contact: Christine Delahanty

Environment  Icon Tyler Clean-up

Students assisted the PA Department of Parks and Recreation in cleaning up Tyler State Park.

Club: Socratic Society
Community Partner: Tyler State Park
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Environment
Contact: Dr. Shah

Public Safety and Disaster Relief Icon Manasquan NJ Project

Students collected supplies for people affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Club: Student Government Association
Community Partner: Manasquan NJ
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Public Safety & Disaster Relief
Contact: Matt Cipriano

Health and Human Services Icon NJ Recovery Project

Students collected supplies to help with the Hurricane Sandy disaster relief in Manasquan NJ.

Club: Student Programming Board
Community Partner:
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Matt Cipriano

Education and Youth Icon Toys for Tots Project

Students collected toys for children in need.

Club: Students in Free Enterprise
Community Partner: Toys for Tots
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Bruce Imber

Arts and Culture Icon Bucks Latin Heritage Month Project

Students participated in Latin Heritage Month.

Club: Students Planning Activities
Community Partner:
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Arts & Culture
Contact: Patti McEnery

Education and Youth Icon Child's Play Project

Students held a holiday toy collection for families in need.

Club: Table Top Gaming
Community Partner: Child's Play
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Kelly Kelleway

Health and Human Services Icon Bethesda Project

Students collected canned and dry goods and delivered them to centers for Philadephia's Homeless.

Club: The Collaboration
Community Partner: Bethesda Project
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: June Rogers

Education and Youth Icon Children's Foundation Project

Students held a fundraiser to benefit the Philadelphia Children's Foundation.

Club: Tyler Literary Society
Community Partner: Philadelphia Children's Foundation
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Joe Shakely

Health and Human Services Icon United Way Project

Students worked with United Way.

Club: UBC Thrive
Community Partner: United Way
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Scott Bradshaw

Health and Human Services Icon Wounded Warrior Project

Students held a fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Club: Veterans Club LBC
Community Partner: Wounded Warrior
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Robin Scott

Icon for Other Category Kali Rose Epp Project

Students held a raffle fundraiser to benefit the Kali Rose Epp Fund, the child of a Bucks County solider who had passed away.

Club: Veterans Club
Community Partner: Epp Family
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Other
Contact: Matt Cipriano

Health and Human Services Icon Toy and Food Project

Students collected food and toys for families in need.

Club: Women Inspiring & Networking
Community Partner: Toys for Tots
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Robin Scott

Health and Human Services Icon Philadelphia VA Project

Students held a fundraiser to benefit the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital.

Club: Young Americans for Liberty
Community Partner: Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Greg Pezza

Education and Youth Icon Home for Orphaned Children

Provide Assistance to Orphanage

Club: UBC Thrive
Community Partner: St. Mary's Villa
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Scott Bradshaw

Education and Youth Icon Special Olympics

Support Special Olympics of PA

Club: Ski & Snowboard
Community Partner: Special Olympics
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Donna Wilkoski

Health and Human Services Icon Covenant House

Home for Homeless Teens

Club: Socratic Society
Community Partner: Covenant House
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Education & Youth
Contact: Dr. Shah

Education and Youth Icon Destined for a Dream

Paired with NAACP for Youth

Club: Black & Latino Association
Community Partner: Destined for a Dream
Semester: Fall 2012
Category: Health & Human Services
Contact: Robin Scott