Preparing educated citizens, strengthening democratic values and civic responsibility by distributing safety information throughout the University Heights area and encouraging responsible behavior.
UB a Good Neighbor involves UB students from various clubs, fraternities and as individuals, in the effort to help beautify the neighborhood adjacent to the South Campus.
This event is designed to build community between the year-round residents of the neighborhood around the South Campus and the students who reside there. The event begins with a parade through the neighborhood featuring UB student athletes and the Thunder of the East Marching Band that encourages students and neighbors to follow to the lawn in front of Hayes Hall where live music, a barbecue and information from university and community service providers are available. The event includes games and activities and ends with a safety demonstration by Environmental Health and Safety and the Buffalo Fire Department. Additional locations: Hayes Hall lawn; South Campus