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Making a Difference

Service-Learning is the formal integration of community service into student instruction. Service-learning connects students with the community in partnerships that provide effective and far-reaching assistance to those in need.

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Programs

MU Community Engagement Project

Encouraging our brightest and most energetic students to use their talents to improve the lives of those around them.

Minor in Leadership and Public Service

A self-crafted minor that provides students with a framework for their own leadership goals.

Civic Leaders Internship Program

Providing internship opportunities in publicly-funded offices and non-profit organizations in the State of Missouri.

Global Internships and Service

Make meaningful contributions with service abroad.

Peace Corps Prep Program

Preparing students for global service.

Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life: 21st Century Leadership Academy

A week-long residential leadership development program for Missouri college students held annually at UMSL.

News

International Women's Day brings students and leaders together

This year, the Office of Service-Learning decided to take International Women’s Day a few steps beyond celebrating with just a Snapchat filter and a hashtag. On Tuesday, March 8, Missouri leaders and MU students, or ‘young…

Giving Made Simpler through CoMo Gives

The holidays are a popular time for charitable donations. According to Network for Good, 31 percent of all giving in 2014 occurred in December, and 12 percent occurred in the final three days of the year. Online giving typically increases…

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MU Serves

MU Serves is an online database, designed to link students and student organizations with service opportunities in Mid-Missouri.

Upcoming Projects

Blue Ridge 5K

Volunteer at Route, Columbia’s Fair Trade Store!

Tutoring at the Adult Learning Center

Animal Caretaker Volunteers Needed at Second Chance of Columbia

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