University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

class of 2023

First-Year Students 'Do Something' For Community

Several of Pitt-Johnstown's first-year students helped at a downtown community garden.

Pitt-Johnstown’s Class of 2023 upheld a university new-student tradition of serving the Greater Johnstown community on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

The class of nearly 600 new students and several university staff volunteers worked for several hourspicking up trash, mowing the lawn and while providing other services to local businesses. The students, along with members of the Johnstown Redevelopment Authority and Discover Johnstown, cleaned various downtown locations, specifically the Laurel Avenue Community Garden.