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SU students perform clean-up in Scotlandville area

8/21/2012

 

SU students perform clean-up in Scotlandville area

Miss Southern University Erin Rogers and Student Government Association President Willie McCorkle led dozens of SU students in a clean-up effort Saturday in the Scotlandville community.

Rogers helped rake grass and pick up trash along Scenic Highway and Godchaux Street. McCorkle, a self-proclaimed "city boy," was on a riding lawnmower cutting and raking grass, also at a lot on Godchaux.

Students representing Greek-lettered organizations and athletics also helped with cleanup activities at Scotlandville High and Ryan Elementary.

The student groups that participated in the cleanup effort included:

  • Jag University Ambassadors (coordinators)
  • The Office of Student Orientation/Outreach & Leadership
  • Development (S.O.L.D.)- coordinated event with the Mayor's
  • Love Your Block initiative
  • First yr students class of 2016
  • Student Government Association
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • SU Football Team
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • SU Marching Band
  • Residential Life Assistants
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

The effort was part of a partnership with the Mayor Kip Holden's "Love Your Block" initiative. The community service event was one of several activities of SU's Welcome Week.


(To see an album of photographs from the event visit www.subr.edu and go to the SU Facebook site.)