4:41 pm August 31, 2009, by Maureen Downey
On a lighter note; I received this press release and had to read it twice to be sure it was Georgia Tech students. My first thought was that students learning to analyze gene sequences, design the next-generation of MRI systems and produce nanoparticles can probably figure out how to use a 50-cents-off Tide coupon. But my desk mate – blogger extraordinaire Jamie Gumbrecht who graduated college in this century — says she would have grabbed the free ride to Target.
Georgia Tech Students Bussed to Atlanta Target Store Saturday, Sept. 12
WHAT: Hundreds of college students at Georgia Tech will board buses on campus and ride the 1.4 miles to an off-campus Target Store to purchase toiletries, cleaning supplies and other items they need. Procter & Gamble’s Ready U College Program is sponsoring the bus trips for students at Georgia Tech and other specially-selected schools across the U.S. Many of the students will be shopping independently and using coupons for the first time. Local campus ambassadors will share their own insights about leaving home for the first time and will be available at the store to help direct students
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