Albertus Magnus College Reschedules Third Annual Day of Service to April 17
Change Due to Inclement Weather; COVID Safety Precautions in Place
New Haven, Conn., April 14, 2021 – Due to inclement weather in the forecast for April 15, the Third Annual Day of Service at Albertus Magnus College is rescheduled to the rain date of Saturday, April 17. This is when students, staff, and faculty will volunteer at a variety of locations as a way to give back to the New Haven community as the Albertus Family continues to live up to the College’s Four Dominican Pillars of Study, Prayer, Community, and Service.
The day begins at 8:30 am with breakfast, check in, and a blessing. T-shirts will be provided but volunteers are reminded to please wear closed-toe shoes and bring a water bottle (one of several COVID provisions). Participants then go to their site placements which include: the Albertus Community Garden; Spring Learning Center; Eld Street and Lincoln Street Dominican Sisters Residence; 490 Prospect Street, Rosary Hall and Celentano Field; St. Martin de Porres Church; Farmington Canal Trail (Hamden); Newhallville Green Space; Amistad Catholic Worker House; and notable this year is remote students are encouraged to participate by cleaning up areas near their homes.
Volunteers are reminded to adhere to the College’s rules regarding COVID safety by wearing a mask, keeping socially distant; and utilizing the #CampusClear app on that day. For more information on pandemic policies and procedures, go to our website.
Clean-up will end at Noon, when students, faculty, and staff return to the Tiers Parking Lot for lunch and reflection.
About Albertus Magnus College
About Albertus Magnus College: Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925, is a Catholic College in the Dominican tradition. It is recognized by external rankings such as US News & World Report Best Colleges, Money Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. The College has an enrollment of 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate program, accelerated adult degree programs, and 12 graduate programs, including a new Master of Public Administration and the only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling program in Connecticut. In the last year, the College received two significant Federal grants in support of student success and well-being: a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice and a $1.9 million Title III grant from the Department of Education.