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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

Winter Global Service in Costa Rica

Sarah Wascisin pictured on right When sophomore Sarah Wascisin signed up for the Office of Service Learning’s global service winter break trip to Costa Rica trip, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. She…

Aisha Krishnan reintroduces BeAWARE program @ Centro Latino de Salud

Growing up as an only child, sophomore Aisha Krishnan has spent most of her life around adults. This may be the reason she has always had such a strong desire to spend her career working with kids. Double majoring in…

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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

Volunteer at Route, Columbia’s Fair Trade Store!

Tutoring at the Adult Learning Center

Animal Caretaker Volunteers Needed at Second Chance of Columbia

Long-term Care Ombudsman Program

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