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October 3, 2002 - Aquinas College students will be participating in "Into the Streets" from Monday, October 7 through Saturday, October 12. "Into the Streets" is a week of service learning projects giving Aquinas students the opportunity to volunteer in and learn about various community organizations in the Grand Rapids area.

The week's schedule of volunteer activities is as follows:

Painting at Heartside Ministry from 1-4 p.m.
54 South Division

Playing Bingo at Degage Ministries from 7-9 p.m.
144 South Division

Passing out hot dogs to the homeless at Veteran's Park from 12-1 p.m.
Fulton Street

Going on an Urban Sprawl BUUS (Better Understanding Urban Sprawl) Tour
Tours are scheduled at 12:30 p.m. or at 3:00 p.m.

Playing Bingo at Degag Ministries from 7-9 p.m.
144 South Division

Painting playground equipment with students at Sigsbee Elementary from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
1250 Sigsbee S.E.

Sorting clothing and doing yard work at Homeless Youth Services. Students will be on location from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
1101 Ball Ave., N.E.

Painting playground equipment and doing yard-work at Sigsbee Elementary School. Students will be at the School from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or from 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
1250 Sigsbee S.E.

Boxing and sorting canned goods at the Citywide Food Drive from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
1279 Cedar Street

"Into the Streets" is sponsored by the Community Action Volunteer of Aquinas (CAVA). Aquinas Student Elissa Sangalli, coordinator of CAVA, can be reached at 459-8281, ext. 4109.

Consistently ranked one of the top liberal arts colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, Aquinas College offers an approach to learning and living that teaches students unlamented ways of seeing the world. Founded in 1886 by the Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids, the College's Dominican tradition of working, service and lifelong learning remains alive today in a diverse student body. Students from more than 22 states and 15 foreign countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. Within six months of graduation, nearly all graduates are in full-time jobs, enrolled in professional schools of law, medicine, or dentistry, or in a master or doctoral program.