The Information Services Division at Missouri State University conducted a food drive at the end of the Fall 2020 semester to support the Bear Pantry. Collection bins were set up on campus, and the Bear Pantry's Amazon Wishlist was promoted. Information Services staff donated 186 lbs of food and hygiene items through this drive. These items directly support MSU … [Read more...] about Office of Information Services supports the Bear Pantry in a big way
The Bear Pantry and the MSU Campus Garden are working together to provide healthy food to the Missouri State University community. As a key partner the Bear Pantry, MSU Campus Garden has provided more than 350 lbs of fresh produce. Bear Pantry members can choose from a variety of produce from the garden through in-person shopping or online orders. Serve. Educate. … [Read more...] about MSU Campus Garden supports Bear Pantry with fresh produce
Bear Service Team is a student-led organization at Missouri State focused on connecting students with meaningful service, education about community issues, and meeting new people. Open to all MSU students, Bear Service Team plans a wide variety of service opportunities throughout the year. To join or learn more about Bear Service Team, email … [Read more...] about Bear Service Team puts Public Affairs Mission into action
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!
The most recent Community Focus Report highlights the collaborative support, stable standardized test results, and steps towards equity of educational opportunities in the Springfield education system. We are making strides as a community. Our next steps are taking on education outside of the classroom for adult learners, low-income families, and individuals with disabilities … [Read more...] about Building Bridges and Closing the Gaps: Springfield Opportunities