By Lucy Beeler Ozark West Elementary happens to be one of the locations we’ve coordinated vision screenings for in the past. This time, everything went smoothly. It allowed me a chance to notice the connections nursing students were making while getting their service-learning hours. They were all talking with the school nurse. They asked about her career and how she … [Read more...] about GA Perspective: Nursing students offered career development opportunities through vision screenings
By Kathy Nordyke Missouri State University service-learning students and Bonner Leaders/Program Assistants from the Citizenship and Service-Learning office are helping children at Robberson Elementary learn the sciences through the power of Robotics. This new program began Friday, November 2nd and was made possible thanks to service-learning students from John Turner's grant … [Read more...] about Service-learning brings robotics to Robberson Elementary
By Hannah Voyles Bear Service Team is a service organization at MSU. Our mission is to plan and provide students with service opportunities in the Springfield community. This is a great way for students to make a difference while getting to know other Bears with hearts for service! We serve every Tuesday night, but on the last Tuesday of every month, we meet for discussion, … [Read more...] about Make a difference weekly with the Bear Service Team
In May, at Missouri State University’s annual Faculty Awards ceremony, Citizenship and Service-Learning was pleased to announce Dr. Billie Follensbee as the recipient of the Faculty Excellence in Service-Learning Award. The award, represented by a beautiful, engraved glass trophy, was presented at the Faculty Awards event, honoring exemplary teachers at Missouri State … [Read more...] about Dr. Billie Follensbee and the art of service-learning
World Kindness Day was first introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement. Since then, it has been observed on November 13th every year by dozens of countries. The mission of this day is promoting a Kinder World. Here in the Center for Community Engagement, we strive every day to promote positive social change and develop students who are "active citizens of enhanced … [Read more...] about Happy World Kindness Day 2017!