The new freshman class at Mercyhurst University got down and dirty in a literal way with their new community today.
It's their traditional Day of Service.
Groups of the new students spread out all over the Erie region painting, landscaping, raking, hoeing, cleaning and fixing for non profits.
It's their way of getting a feel for the Erie community by lending a whole bunch of helping hands.
Tomorrow, it's time to hit the books time, as the kids start college.
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