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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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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 in the State of Missouri.

Global Internships and Service

Make meaningful contributions with service abroad.

Peace Corps Prep Program

Preparing students for global service.


Honoring Veterans One Quilt at a Time

Since its founding, the Mid-Missouri Quilts of Valor has presented over 300 quilts. This is made possible by the selfless volunteers who donate to the mission, from purchasing of supplies to cutting and pressing to quilting and stitching. Gail Marcy, owner of Satin Stiches Sewing and Embroidery, donates workspace for the group’s monthly meetings. Service-learning students from MU also provide support to the organization through marketing and fundraising.

Community Partnerships Offer Expanded Learning Opportunities for Douglass High School Students

The MU Office of Service-Learning has partnered with Frederick Douglass High School to place service-learners in important volunteer roles for many years. This semester, 13 MU students are serving Douglass in roles that involve tutoring, classroom assistance, mentoring, counseling assistance …

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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

Salvation Army Bellringers

Salvation Army (The)

Sort and Box Hospital Linens

PET Mobility Project (Personal Energy Transportation)

Monitor at Shelter

Salvation Army (The)

Christmas Programs Assistants

Salvation Army (The)

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