President John F. Kennedy signed the executive order establishing the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. Over the past 60 years, many have been influenced by the mission and goals of the Peace Corps. Find out more about Peace Corps' history This week, Peace Corps recruiters will host more than 100 events virtually around the world to celebrate many aspects of the Peace Corps’ … [Read more...] about Peace Corps Celebrates 60th Anniversary
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
In 2019, Missouri State University launched the Peace Corps Prep program. This official partnership with the Peace Corps provides an opportunity for MSU students to highlight their work on campus and in the community. Peace Corps Prep is available to any undergraduate at Missouri State, and students can join at any time. Going Global As a Peace Corps Prep institution, … [Read more...] about Highlight your work in Public Affairs. Earn a certificate from the Peace Corps.
By Lucy Beeler The Center for Community Engagement is excited to establish the Peace Corps Prep program at Missouri State University. The official partnership between the Peace Corps and the university is designed to prepare students for international development fieldwork and potential Peace Corps Service. What is Peace Corps? The Peace Corps was founded in 1961 by … [Read more...] about Peace Corps Prep program arrives at Missouri State University
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!