From Small Town to Springfield Missouri State University’s Public Affairs mission is often something that is overlooked by both prospective and current students. While it is an extremely important aspect of the university, it is easy to be hidden underneath all of the other beautiful amenities Missouri State has to offer. This week, students are encouraged to focus on one … [Read more...] about Making a Difference Behind the Scenes
My experience serving as a coach for Girls on the Run Serving Community Needs This week, Missouri State students have been challenged to put the Public Affairs Mission into action by serving Springfield in the ways it needs the most help. Various projects including the Community Focus Report and Community Listen meetings have helped determine what the true needs of the … [Read more...] about Bear Blitz: Committing to Change
Educate. Inform. Activate. As October’s Domestic Violence Awareness month comes to a close, the Center for Community Engagement is more excited than ever about their partnership with Green Dot and Title IX. Throughout the month there have been a number of events hosted on campus to encourage students to educate themselves on domestic violence, relationship abuse and what it … [Read more...] about Educate. Inform. Activate.
Serving with a Purpose Missouri State students serve the community Missouri State University students donate a substantial amount of time to the community. Since the beginning of the 2016-2017 academic year, students under university scholarships, students in Fraternity and Sorority Life organizations, and students in First-Year Foundations courses, have completed over … [Read more...] about Citizen Servant: Volunteering with a Purpose