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A big sister plays with her little sister in the Student Activities Suite.

A part-time staff member from Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) assists Penn State Beaver students, a.k.a. "Bigs," in partnering with "Littles" from the community. This program offers a wonderful way for students to mentor children, ages 6 to 14, as well as give their time and talent to the community.

A BBBS staff member transports the children to campus where each of our students spends about three hours per week with his/her "Little." Our students assist the children by helping them study, play board games, shoot pool, attend campus athletic events, and talking with them one-on-one.

To become a "Big," interested students must complete an interview process. Inquiries about BBBS should be directed to the Student Activities Office, room 115-A, Student Union Building (SUB).

For more information about the organization, visit http://www.bigbrothersbigsistersbc.org/, contact Tiffany Thayer at Big Brothers Big Sisters.


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Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities.

Individuals or groups who anticipate the need for specific types of accommodations or who have questions about physical access at Penn State Beaver are asked to contact Jill Tress, learning center and disabilities services coordinator, 724-773-3867, prior to visiting campus. 

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