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WARREN, Ohio - Students at Kent State University's Trumbull campus are given a chance to connect with local organizations.

Non-profits from across the tri-county area set up booths and tables on Wednesday to showcase what they do to give back to the community.

The university is now requiring all students earning a bachelor's degree donate their time to community outreach efforts or internships.

The campus recruiting is aimed at giving students the opportunity to reach out beyond the classroom.

"There's a tremendous amount of networking that goes on in volunteering," says Dr. James Ritter, director of enrollment services.

"I network constantly with people who are in Warren Kiwanis club, so that's a big thing, but also, you have to be able to give back to society," he says.

Ritter says the 30 non-profit organizations that attended are looking for volunteers.

Some of those groups include Trumbull Mobile Meals, Main Street Warren and the Warren Family Mission.

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