This community engagement piece of the First Year Programs GEP 101 curriculum promotes experiential learning opportunities to first-year students at Missouri State University. Students and instructors exemplify the Public Affairs Mission by engaging in positive social change in communities. Connect with fellow students, instructors, and community agencies to serve others and to add value to your first semester in college!
Community Engagement 101
Aug. 30th, Aug. 31st, and Sept. 1st - Plaster Student Union Theater 4:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. Learn more about community engagement opportunities in Springfield, MO and beyond! The Center for Community Engagement will go over upcoming service options for now and later, talk about our community, how to be an effective volunteer, and making the most of your service experiences.
Community Engagement Fair
Sept. 7 - Plaster Student Union 131 10a.m. to 1p.m. Are you looking to enrich your college experience through community service or internship? Are you passionate about a particular social issue? Come by the Community Engagement Fair and learn about organizations making a difference in our city, state, nation, and the world!
Find a Community Agency
What are you interested in? What experiences would you like to gain from volunteering? The answers to these questions are some of the first steps to finding a community agency that fits you! Browse through our Service Resources to find and learn about agencies.