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
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
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
GEP 101 is an integrative and interdisciplinary seminar designed to introduce students to the public affairs mission, improve students' academic skills, develop a foundational knowledge of university resources, and facilitate students' successful transition to Missouri State University's community of scholars. As part of GEP 101, first-year students are able to connect with … [Read more...] about GEP Day of Service: Students and Instructors Make a Difference!