The Big Event Archive

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    Participate In The Big Event

    Join IIT students, employees, and alumni to give back to Chicago at the 6th annual Big Event at 9:30 am on Saturday April 26, 2014.

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    Sign Up to Volunteer at the 5th Annual Big Event

    Join IIT students, university employees and alumni to give back to Chicago at the 5th annual Big Event on Saturday April 20 It's the biggest single service event at IIT, and this year, there are additional Friday night (April 19) and Saturday night options for you to volunteer.

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    RTW Vet Center Dinner

    On Saturday, April 21, IIT Dining Services will join forces with IIT Spiritual Life and Service Learning to host a dinner for the RTW Vet Center in The Commons as part of The Big Event.

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    Dave Coulier Coming to IIT after the Big Event

    Dave Coulier (Uncle Joey from the TV show Full House) is coming to IIT to give a comedy performance after the Big Event on April 21. His act will start at 3 pm in Morton Park after a BBQ at 2 pm, also in Morton Park (free food!).

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    Relay for Life at IIT

    IIT will host its first ever Relay for Life event on campus this year in coordination with The Big Event on Friday, April 20 from 6 pm - midnight on the Quad. IIT students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as members of the outstanding Bridgeport/Bronzeville community, are invited to take part in this great endeavor.

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    4th Annual Big Event — Sign Up Today!

    The Big Event is the largest, one-day, student-run service project in which students, faculty and staff from Illinois Institute of Technology come together to show gratitude to our neighboring communities through a dedicated day in their service. For the past 28 years, universities across the nation have participated in this annual event to show their appreciation to the surrounding community by completing service projects such as yard work, window washing, and painting for community members. On April 21, 2012, IIT celebrates its fourth year sponsoring the Big Event.

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