GEP Instructor Resources

The Center for Community Engagement is committed to fostering meaningful service and learning experiences in the community for GEP students.  We would like to partner with you to provide resources to make the community engagement component of your course successful.  

If you would like a CCE team member to speak to your class, please email 


See Students' Service Hours

When students log service hours through CampusLink, our Center for Community Engagement team will approve their hours. It is then the responsibility of the student to show his your her instructor their service "receipt." If you would like to become part of the GEP Service group on CampusLink to view students' hours, post service updates, articles, etc, feel free! To join the group, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to CampusLink (Located in your My Missouri State, Profile tab)
  2. In Organizations, search "GEP Service"
  3. Click "Join Organization"
  4. Send a quick email to and we will you administrative access to the group. Please include your name in the email.

Springfield Resources

Reflection Activities

Contact or come by the CCE to browse our Service Library. We have many reflection activities and guides to assist in your discussions with students. Some include:

  • What, So What, Now What
  • Active Citizen Continuum
  • Social Change Model of Leadership
  • Define "Community"
  • Root Causes
  • Sentence Stems
  • The Starfish Story
  • Service Cycle
  • Power and Privilege