Archive: Apr 2015

SIL and BCCA Merger: Providing a More Independent Life for Populations in Need

When given the opportunity to potentially increase necessary services to a larger need population in mid-Missouri just one year ago, Jessica Macy from the Boone County Council on Aging and Tec Chapman from Services for Independent Living wasted no time…

Faculty, Staff, Community Partners and Students Honored at Service-Learning 25-Year Celebration

On Thursday, April 9 the MU Office of Service-Learning celebrated 25 years of service with a ceremony at Memorial Student Union’s Stotler Lounge. This ceremony honored faculty, staff, community partners and students for the hard work, dedication and encouragement each…

Service-Learning students

Celebrating Service

The MU Office of Service-Learning celebrates 25 years of encouraging public service.

Dana Humphrey holding a child in Ghana.

Service-Learner Earns MU’s First Peace Corps Prep Award

In December, St. Louis native Dana Humphrey graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work from MU. Along with this degree, Humphrey received the Minor in Leadership and Public Service, the Multicultural Certificate and was MU’s first awardee of the Peace Corps Prep Award.

Grotha and fellow volunteer advocate holding signs asking for donations.

Mizzou Student Nominated for Best of Columbia Volunteer Award

Joe Grotha, senior service-learning student at MU, has advanced to the final round of Inside Columbia magazine’s Best of Columbia Awards 2015 in the volunteer category.