Archive: Oct 2014

Kat Joiner receiving award

Area Organization Honors MU Student for Service

Kat Joiner, a senior service-learning student at MU, was awarded the Broken Tool Award for her service to the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture (CCUA) at the organization’s 5th Annual Harvest Hootenanny Fundraiser on Oct. 4.

Area Organization Honors MU Service-Learning Student

Kat Joiner, a senior service-learning student at MU, was awarded the Broken Tool Award for her exemplary service to the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture at the organization’s 5th Annual Harvest Hootenanny Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 4. “I know I…

Service-Learning student sitting with an elderly woman

Serving Seniors

Programs focused on providing care to senior citizens of Boone County are a major part of service learning at MU. Boone County Council on Aging and Adult Day Connection are two area programs that care for seniors and involve MU student volunteers.

Group of volunteers in front of a mountain vista

Mizzou Alternative Breaks: New Name, Same Life-Altering Experience

Four years ago Theresa Mullineaux’s could not have imagined her senior year would include managing over 840 students in community service endeavors, renaming one of Mizzou’s proudest programs as it doubled in size, or pioneering a sustainable partnership between Mizzou and five other SEC schools focused on leadership through service.

POMs Place Service-Learning Students with Community Organizations

Last year, MU service-learning students provided over 177,000 hours of service to the Columbia community and its surrounding areas. This service met real needs in the community and gave students the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of…