FRANKFORT – Kentucky State University freshmen, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate in service activities in the Frankfort community from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, August 27.

Volunteers will meet at 9:45 a.m. in the lobby of Bradford Hall to choose one of six service sites. Students may choose from various service activities. The sites and activities include painting playground equipment at one of two locations for the Housing Authority of Frankfort; staining the deck, rails, and porch as well as power washing two neighborhood Habitat for Humanity homes; cleaning windows, landscaping, and power washing properties at the Franklin County Women’s Shelter, and painting more than 40 acrylic scenes on canvas to decorate selected campus venues.

Painting supplies, stain, and landscaping materials for several of the service projects are sponsored by the Housing Authority of Frankfort, Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County, and the Facilities Department at Kentucky State University.

ABOUT KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY

Kentucky State University, building on its legacy of achievement as a historically black, liberal arts, and 1890 Land Grant University, affords access to and prepares a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students to compete in a multifaceted, ever changing global society by providing student-centered learning while integrating teaching, research, and service through high-quality undergraduate and select graduate programs. Located in Frankfort, Kentucky, KSU offers associate (two-year) degrees in two disciplines, baccalaureate (four-year) degrees in 24 disciplines, master’s degrees in eight disciplines, and one advanced practice doctorate in Nursing. KSU has 129 full-time instructional faculty members and more than 1,700 students.