Sometimes to see change means you have to be the change, and the first day of Public Affairs Week is filled with volunteer opportunities that will help improve the Springfield community.
Beginning at 8 a.m. Sept. 9 in the PSU Ballroom, registration begins and volunteering will take place until 1 p.m. in the Springfield area. Let’s face it, there’s no better way to spend a Saturday morning than with other Bears making a difference. Plus, you could use the hours for your Greek organization or for some extra credit in a class.
Want your voice to be heard? Good news! Missouri State will be having a voter registration drive that will allow you to become a registered voter, so the next time an election takes place all you have to do is just show up at your polling place and vote!
There will be tables located outside the PSU South Mall and inside the Meyer Library lobby from 10 a.m-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, Sept. 11-15.
When it comes to other’s faith and beliefs, it is sometimes hard to understand their point of view. But to understand is not to just hear someone, but to actually listen to what they are saying.
Dr. Eboo Patel will be discussing from his own experience how his interfaith journey has helped him improve his relations with others, and how you can make a positive impact through interfaith communication and engagement with one another.
Want to know what a meal looks like when you only earn $1 a day?
Come to the PSU West Ballroom at 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11 to get a better understanding of what a typical meal looks like to people across the world. Each student will be randomly assigned various identities and will experience a meal that is proportional to their circumstances and income levels that they are given.
Sometimes we tend to take for granted what it means to be an American. For some, it is a long, difficult journey that takes many years and is full of sacrifices.
On Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. in the PSU Theater, you can witness a part of that journey of becoming a U.S. citizen when future citizens will complete their naturalization process by taking their Oath of Allegiance.