Volunteerism & Civic Engagement

Program Update

Currently, all in-person classes and university-sponsored programs have been cancelled for the rest of Spring semester 2020 in efforts to reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19.  This includes Second Saturday Service, Alternative Weekend Break, and Miner Challenge Alternative Break trips.  Please check back for updates, and visit keeplearning.mst.edu for information on how to continue to engage with the university, and visit coronavirus.mst.edu for information regarding the university's response and info abotu COVID-19.

 

 

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Girl painting floor at Kaliedoscope
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OUR GOALS

  • Strengthen Community
    By being involved in programming and through using resources provided by this office, students at S&T will develop a stronger understanding of community, and how their actions impact their community on a personal, local, national and international level.
  • Build Bridges
    Through engaging with this office students will work with people, organizations, and communities that will challenge preconceived notions which will foster a greater a sense of understanding between different groups.
  • Empower Individuals
    Students who participate in activities and actively seek out relationships with community partners will learn skills that empower them to be effective change makers in communities after S&T.
  • Create Solutions
    Those who involve themselves with the Office of Volunteerism and Involvement will be prepared to identify and creatively solve problems that affect the greater community.

 

Community Partners

To effect positive change in the greater community and to teach students how to make impactful choices in their future it is important that connections are built in the Rolla community. Our community partners are a valuable asset to S&T, as they provide our students with the majority of the service opportunities that are participated in each year. Follow the Community Partners link here to learn more about those organizations that support service in the Rolla community.