1. AmeriCorps at Missouri State University A new AmeriCorps Program - R.E.L.I.E.F. (Recovering from Covid-19 through Education, Local partnerships, Interdisciplinary Efforts, and Food assistance) - will be launching in Spring 2022 on MSU’s campus. Housed within the Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning departments, 10 AmeriCorps positions are open for … [Read more...] about 2 Opportunities to Reduce Food-Insecurity within the Missouri State Community
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?
What a year we have ahead of us at Missouri State! A new health and wellness center, the renovations in Glass and Ellis halls will be finished and my personal favorite: the new Einstein's Bagel! These are just a few highlights of the big changes happening on campus. While change is all around campus, Missouri State remains consistent in its mission to engage students in its … [Read more...] about Start off the Year Engaged in the Community!
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!
The Sunday before fall classes start, new students are offered their very first lesson at Missouri State delivered by President Clif Smart at New Student Convocation. The air in JQH Arena is buzzing with the excitement of thousands of students ready to start the new year. After a raucous performance by the university's pride band, the speakers begin. A guest speaker offers life … [Read more...] about So What’s The Point?