August 31, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Phyllis Noah, Communications Coordinator
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740)
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Shawnee State University’s
Women’s Center Holds School Supply Drive
Shawnee State University’s Women’s Center is holding a
school supply drive until Sept. 3 to help needy families in
This is the
first time that the Women’s Center has ever held this drive
and they are hoping for good results.
came from student Christina Jones,” Interim Director Ann
Linden said. “She made us aware of the parents at SSU and in
the community that could use the help.”
The SSU Trio
Center is working with the Women’s Center to help them get
in touch with SSU students who are parents/guardians that
really need the help getting school supplies. Anything left
over will go to the local schools to distribute to parents
in the community who need help getting school supplies.
boxes are available at several campus locations including
the Women’s Center, Clark Memorial Library, the Student
Success Center, SSU Bookstore, College of Professional
Studies Dean’s Office, and several department offices.
school supplies are needed:
No. 2 pencils
And many more items.
information on the supplies needed, contact the SSU Women’s
Center at (740) 351-3738.
Center will also be hosting a Welcome Back to Campus Party
on Wednesday, Sept. 1 from 4-6 p.m. on the Lawn east of
Massie Hall. Free food, karaoke, and information on the
center will be available.