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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, or contact President Sarah White at sjw5360@psu.edu.

 

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

If you anticipate a need for any type of accommodation at Penn State Beaver or if you have questions about physical access on campus, please contact Jill Tress, learning center and disabilities services coordinator, 724-773-3867, in advance of your visit.

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