Julia Wilks is an Early Childhood Education major who hopes to one day serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer, working with children in primary grades. Julia joined Missouri State's Peace Corps Prep program in 2019! Building core competencies Peace Corps Prep participants build four core competencies through through interrelated coursework, hands-on experience, and … [Read more...] about Connecting to Public Affairs through leadership and Peace Corps Prep
Missouri State University alumna and owner of Indiana-based The 715 Company, Tennille Bernard, gave support to the Bear Pantry in 2020 with bath and body products. Tennille's products are featured in the Bear Pantry's hygiene section and are available to members Monday-Friday, 10a.m.-2p.m. We reached out to this Citizen Bear with a few questions: What is your connection to … [Read more...] about #CitizenBear Alum gives back to Bear Pantry
I’ve worked in the CCE for one year plus six weeks to this point. Through the time spent in this office with the big green wall, I have shifted from being a student with some experience in volunteer work to an advocate for serving the community and the people that make it up. I speak with students all the time about how they can get involved in Springfield and I can see it … [Read more...] about Volunteer Hours or Service Hours?
As the semester comes to a close, the need to complete service hours can be stressful. Here are some community service opportunities happening in the next week that provide great opportunities to serve the Springfield community and address humanitarian issues! Saturday, April 22nd, volunteer with fellow students at FSL Day of Service! Students will be serving with … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Get Involved This Week!
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