Big Event Galleries

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    The BIG Event is a day of service each March that gives Southwestern University students, faculty, staff, & alumni the opportunity to spend a day volunteering with local nonprofits and community partners. It is organized by Sustain and sponsored by local businesses.
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    More than 350 Southwestern students, faculty, staff and alumni spent March 22 doing volunteer work at 15 different nonprofit organizations in Georgetown. In all, members of the Southwestern community gave more than 900 volunteer hours. (Photos by Ellen Davis)
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    More than 150 Southwestern students spent April 6 volunteering in the community as part of The Big Event, an annual event designed to help connect students and the community. Volunteer locations included Forbes Middle School, Getsemani Community Center, the Palace Theater and the Wesleyan senior citizen community. (Photos by Erica Grant and Ellen Davis)