Did you know that some students in Greater Lansing lack the basic resources to make the most of their educational opportunities? Spartans Will "Fill the Bus" to help address the problem of educational resource inequality in our community.
Looking to volunteer in a local hospital this fall? Registration begins Tuesday, September 1st @ 12:01 A.M. sharp!
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MSU's Alternative Spartan Breakers have been getting quite a bit of coverage in the press and on social media this week. Click the links below to read more about how your fellow Spartans have been making a positive difference around the world on Spring Break.
Save the date: Spartans Will. Power. A Global Day of Service 4.18.15
Alternative Spartan Break (ASB) is gearing up for some exciting trips this year. Our three Winter trips are scheduled for December 13-20, 2014. Applications are due October 5th. Our Spring trips are scheduled for March 7-14, 2015. Applications are due October 26, 2014.
What's your 110? We want to know. Take the 110 Challenge today!
“Looking for something to do with your work-study award? “Ever thought about becoming a tutor?”
The Michigan Engaged Campus of the Year Award recognizes institutions of higher education for exemplary commitment to being an “engaged campus.” Applicants are judged according to criteria expressed in Campus Compact’s Indicators of Engagement.
As of July 15, Renee Zientek became the new director of The Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement. With 20 years of experience in higher education and the nonprofit sector, Renee Zientek has been named the new director of Michigan State University’s Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement.
Applications to serve as an advisor for an Alternative Spartan Break over Winter or Spring breaks are now live! More than 20 different trip options working on an array of new social justice issues are being offered this year.
Thank you to all in the MSU community who donated items, volunteered their time, or otherwise assisted with the Fill the Bus fall welcome philanthropy drive! As a community, we collected more than 250 bags of school supplies, health and hygiene items, and nonperishable food for local organizations in the greater Lansing area. Way to go!
There are a plethora of opportunities for MSU students to get involved by serving in the greater Lansing area over the summer months. Here is an upcoming opportunity you may want to check out:
Awards and Recognition
In recognition of the service and engagement of our faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners, Michigan State University was awarded the following prestigious awards in 2014
2014 U.S. President's "Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll (with Distinction)"
2014 Carnegie Foundation "Elective Community Engagement" Classification
2014 Michigan Campus Compact "Engaged Campus of the Year"