Meet UM System researchers and hear about their work aimed at improving the health and well-being of Missourians!
Type: Extension Statewide Program
An extension program is a department within a college that offers classes to local residents interested in learning new skills or information. Extension programs were designed to educate entire communities. Individuals who enroll in this kind of program take classes purely to advance their knowledge in a subject. These engagements are strictly held and taught by MU Extension faculty/staff.
As part of Extension and Engagement Week’s Days of Service, MU Extension is planning service activities all over the state! Find one near you and get in on the action!
The award-winning UMSL Bridge Program continues to provide unique and comprehensive college preparation services to students and families in the St. Louis community. Join other middle and high school students who are transitioning to high school and college through the Bridge Program.
In response to the racial crisis our community and nation finds itself in, UMKC is leading thoughtful action on campus and in our community to ensure lasting and comprehensive change.
Neighborhood Leadership Academy provides hands-on leadership training emphasizing community building principles, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. The program connects resources at University of Missouri-St. Louis (Community Partnership Project, Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program, and MU Extension) to residents and neighborhoods wanting to create more livable communities.
The Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF), is an advanced leadership program through Creating Whole Communities representing a partnership of UMSL, MU Extension, and St. Louis Promise Zone. NLF aims to increase North St. Louis City and County residents’ participation in civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods.