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Service-Learning Spotlight: Rachel Funken

While just a freshman, Social Work student Rachel Funken decided to take on the challenge of service-learning this semester (Spring 2016) to gain more experience in her field of study before pursuing a full internship. She chose to work at

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Service-Learning Students Say…

Missouri State University students who take on a component service-learning course get to understand their academic coursework better while at the same time work at various local non-profit organizations, schools and government agencies that are making a difference in our

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Service Learning Spotlight: Lindsey Hathaway

To gain hands-on experience in her field of study and at the same time explore her interest of working with children, Social Work student Lindsey Hathaway chose to take on a service-learning course this semester, securing a placement in the

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Service-Learning Students Say…

Each semester, Missouri State University’s service-learning students contribute hundreds of hours of service to a host of local non-profit organizations, schools and government agencies as part of their academic coursework while also addressing various social issues like poverty, homelessness, healthcare

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Service Learning Spotlight: Cassie Donahue

One of the most popular placement sites for Missouri State University (MSU) service-learning students each semester is the Discovery Center of Springfield (DCS). Biomedical Sciences major Cassie Donahue completed 40 hours of service there last fall semester and found it

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Service Learning Spotlight: Bradley White

Communication student Bradley White took the opportunity to gain service-learning experience this fall through his Principles of Public Relations course. He got a placement at CoxHealth Foundation, a division of CoxHealth that is responsible for generating current and endowed support

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Service-Learning Students Say…

What an incredible spring 2014 semester it has been for Missouri State University and the Citizenship and Service-Learning Office! Students contributed at least 19,000 hours of service to the Springfield community, impacting multiple facets of our community, including children, environment,

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Serving Our Service-Learning Students

At the CASL Office we value our Service-Learning students very highly.  After all, without interested students and committed faculty we would not have jobs.  Thankfully, at Missouri State we have increasing numbers of students interested in and taking part in service-learning,

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