In 2019, Missouri State University launched the Peace Corps Prep program. This official partnership with the Peace Corps provides an opportunity for MSU students to highlight their work on campus and in the community. Peace Corps Prep is available to any undergraduate at Missouri State, and students can join at any time. Going Global As a Peace Corps Prep institution, … [Read more...] about Highlight your work in Public Affairs. Earn a certificate from the Peace Corps.
By Lucy Beeler The Center for Community Engagement is excited to establish the Peace Corps Prep program at Missouri State University. The official partnership between the Peace Corps and the university is designed to prepare students for international development fieldwork and potential Peace Corps Service. What is Peace Corps? The Peace Corps was founded in 1961 by … [Read more...] about Peace Corps Prep program arrives at Missouri State University
The Center for Community Engagement is excited to announce the Bear Pantry is open for business! Established with the help of the Drew Lewis Foundation, the food pantry brings us one step closer to reducing food insecurity at Missouri State University. We also hope to educate our campus and community on the devastating effect hunger has on students. If you’re unfamiliar with … [Read more...] about Bear Pantry opens in hopes to combat food insecurity
For Amanda Drewel, what takes place outside of the classroom can be just as important as what happens at the desk. As a service-learning Bonner Leader, expectations were high. She was on the lookout for a program that would serve her needs as a young professional hoping to get kids excited about STEM fields. Not exactly the breeziest of tasks. But since her placement at … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: Amanda Drewel uses robots to teach kids about STEM
During the fall semester 2018, the office of Citizenship & Service-Learning partnered with the Springfield Dream Center, The Fairbanks/Northwest Project, and Dr. Alex Jean-Charles and Dr. Ann Marie Daehn's service-learning students to host a brand-new program called “Around the World in 80 Days.” “Around the World in 80 Days” developed out of Dr. Ann Marie Daehn’s … [Read more...] about Departmental collaboration the key to community education event