Bruin Bookstore to celebrate National Student Day Oct. 9

Bruin Bookstore staff hold up pet items donated to the store for donation to the community.

Kellogg Community College’s Bruin Bookstore will celebrate National Student Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9.

Bookstore staff will hand out free cookies, National Student Day wristbands and information about service-learning opportunities at KCC. Those who stop by can enter a drawing for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Applebee’s!

Through Oct. 10, the bookstore also is accepting donations of pet items for the Calhoun County Animal Shelter and the area Humane Society. Items sought for donation include:

  • Cat food, treats, toys and litter
  • Dog treats, collars and leashes
  • Dog toys (rubber only; no cloth please)
  • Rawhide chews for dogs
  • Cleaning supplies including bleach, Mr. Clean, OdoBan, Windex and paper towels
  • Dog, puppy, cat and kitten shampoo
  • Monetary donations

The Bruin Bookstore is located on the first floor of the Lane-Thomas Building on KCC’s North Avenue campus in Battle Creek. Visit the bookstore online at

About National Student Day

National Student Day is a day that campus stores across North America have created to recognize and encourage volunteerism and social responsibility among the students they serve. National Student Day is celebrated through a variety of in-store celebrations, ranging from free food and merchandise, sales, contests and live music. Last year, more than 1,800 college stores participated. For more information, visit