Campus & Community

Stevens Class of 2016 Freshmen Volunteer Throughout Hoboken

As part of the Stevens Institute of Technology’s Class of 2016 orientation to Stevens and the City of Hoboken, approximately 100 freshmen fanned out across Hoboken on Saturday, Aug. 25 to participate in community service activities.

“The generosity of the Stevens community is amazing,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “One year ago, students who had been in Hoboken just a few days were going door-to-door to get the word out about Hurricane Irene, and we are so thankful to the Class of 2016 for continuing in that proud tradition of service to our community.”

Freshmen worked to clean up Stevens Park, Church Square Park and Maxwell Park. Students assisted the Department of Transportation and Parking by painting curb corners red to improve pedestrian and traffic safety. They also volunteered at the Hoboken Shelter, In Jesus’ Name Food Pantry and helped clean the facility for the FAITH Services-Ryan White Programs at Hoboken University Medical Center.