Volunteers are an essential resource for every nonprofit organization, regardless of mission or purpose. Recognizing the need for professional development in the critical field of volunteer management, MVMA and the NPML program will offer classes and events that individuals can use to qualify for a noncredit Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management from UMSL.
Type: Community-Engaged Teaching/Learning
An educational approach that connects students and faculty with activities that address community-identified needs through mutually beneficial partnerships that deepen students’ academic and civic learning. Examples are service learning courses or service learning clinical practicum experiences.
Missouri S&T’s teacher education and certification department is offering free tutoring for students of faculty, staff and community members.
The Engineering Management senior design classes and Industrial-Organizational Psychology MS program partner with Phelps Health to help the organization address a community health issue. Undergraduate and graduate students provide consultation and data are collected by the instructors to study the effectiveness of this new practicum structure.