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Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge and help connect them to the […]

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Youth MHFA teaches adults how to help adolescents (age 12-18) who are experiencing mental health or substance use challenges. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan on how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

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UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS) is a counselor and psychologist training center that provides affordable counseling and assessment services to Kansas City’s diverse and under-served populations on a sliding fee scale.

The Center for Evidence-based Youth Mental Health (CEBYMH) and MU Psychological Services Clinic (PSC) are offering the 1,2,3 Magic Behavioral Parent Training group during the month of May. In the presentation, parents will learn how to control unhelpful behaviors, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the relationship with their child(ren). The group will run from 6-8 […]

The MU PSC Skills for Psychological Recovery for Farm/Ranch Stress program provides up to 5 free teletherapy sessions to help farmers, ranchers, and their families cope with anxiety and stress related to the challenges of farm/ranch and agricultural livelihood and lifestyle. Any Missouri farmer or rancher, or member of their immediate family is eligible for […]

The Center for Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health at MU’s Psychological Services Clinic provides workshops for mental health professionals to learn research supported assessment and therapy practices to use with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families and caregivers.

The Missouri Summer Composition Institute (June 21-26, 2021) is an exciting opportunity for some of Missouri’s young composers to come together for one week of learning and interacting with other creative minds. Participants will receive composition lessons from MU faculty and compose a piece to be premiered at the end of the week by members […]

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The Emerging Leaders Program, conference and internship, collaborates with the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus to provide high school students across Missouri with an opportunity to learn about the legislative process through hands-on activities and experiences. The program also provides college preparation and access resources for participating students.

The mission of the STARS program is to enhance the understanding and augment the application of the philosophy and processes of science and mathematics for teachers and their students through expertly guided, real life experiences in inquiry and discovery. Accepted applicants will engage in a six-week immersive experience with the guidance of professional scientists, and […]

The UMSL Department of Music is proud to offer our fifth annual (Virtual) Summer Keyboard Camp, from Monday, June 14 through Friday, June 18, 2021. This year’s camp will be held entirely ONLINE!

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Join UMSL’s internationally acclaimed Arianna String Quartet and maestro Darwin Aquino for an outstanding string camp experience at an affordable price! The 2021 UMSL Online String Camp will be a four-day workshop offering technique classes, guided practice sessions, instrument masterclasses, orchestra skills and excerpts workshops, guided listening sessions, and private lessons. Don’t miss this opportunity […]

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.

Participants will choose one morning and one-afternoon non-credit course taught by UMKC faculty members, designed to offer academic challenge and intellectual engagement to high school students. Students who successfully complete each course will receive a Recognition of Achievement from the UMKC Honors College.

U-CREATE Summer Camp is a camp for kids ages 6-12 designed to be an active camp that both educates and stimulates while having fun. Camp enrollment is open to UMSL and the surrounding community.

The Gateway Writing Project, in partnership with local organizations, invites young writers from across the Greater St. Louis area to join us in June 2021 to share their perspectives and experiences as youth growing up in St. Louis. Onecity Stories program participants will create and publish multimedia projects with the support of experts in the […]

Missouri S&T students created a digital experience to tell the story of how thousands of Native Americans traveled through Missouri nearly 200 years ago on a forced march westward that became know as the “Trail of Tears.”

YOUR PARTNER FOR RAPID RESEARCH SOLUTIONS The Research Enabled portal quickly connects companies to the wealth of expertise and resources at the seven campuses of the University of Missouri and Southern Illinois University systems, to address technical, business, and other research needs of industry and organizations.

The new University of Missouri System Health Care Finder online tool is one strand of a statewide Show Me Health and Well-Being initiative that aims to increase Missourians’ access to health care and boost the state’s health care outcomes.

UMSL | Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s Professional Training Center creates and implements innovative programming to provide quality behavioral health education to both the general public and service providers. The Center has its roots in the Institute’s Division of Continuing Education, which served the training and education needs of behavioral health professionals for nearly four […]

Whiteboard 2 Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and established businesses to technologies available for licensing at institutions of higher education, hospitals and corporations in Missouri and Kansas to stimulate applied research, leverage innovation in the marketplace, and accelerate the commercialization of technology.

The UMSL Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (UMSL VITA) provides free tax assistance to low to middle income individuals and families. This program is sponsored by the College of Business Administration at UMSL and the Gamma Psi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. This continues to be the largest university-based personal income tax service in the […]

Boeing FLITE is a 10-week competitive summer diversity-based business cohort of 4 participating schools (12 students: including Truman State, Howard University, Saint Louis University) living on the UMSL campus and working at Boeing. The cohort features rising sophomores immersed in a working internship at Boeing St. Louis while working in a professional environment within a […]

The Missouri SBDC Growth Services targets small businesses looking to build a sustainable, scalable, and successful business model. The success of the program is built around meeting the business owner where they are and providing access to the right resources, at the right time, to help navigate the right opportunity or address the right pain […]

In the Advanced Professional Development course, students work with a professional partner through MU Extension, the MU Office of Service-Learning, or corporate partners across the state to complete a professional project. Students address the business needs of the partner organization, and dedicate approximately 30 hours per student per semester to this effort.

In support of the Missouri SBDC mission, the International Trade services provides export education for new-to-export companies, and companies in need of additional international trade support to increase exports out of Missouri, in turn supporting economic growth and job support in the state.

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The Missouri Small Business Development Center for Agriculture, Food and Forestry partners with agri-entrepreneurs to develop and expand businesses. As part of an interdisciplinary partnership, the Missouri SBDC, designated specialists within Agriculture and Environment Extension, to work together with business counselors to connect new ideas to successful business structures and initial capital.

The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]

The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s (MIMH) improves and transforms mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training. MIMH programs serve individuals impacted by, at risk for, or living with a mental illness, behavioral health condition, traumatic brain injury, or HIV/AIDS, as well as all sectors who […]

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.

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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.

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The Des Lee Fine Arts Education Collaborative is dedicated to enhancing the quality, influence, attitudes, and accessibility of fine arts by connecting educators, artists, and performers with St Louis students. Special attention is given to underserved populations. The Collaborative is currently made up of 16 St. Louis area arts agencies and 17 St. Louis area […]

Join the UMKC Alumni Association for a virtual 5k. A virtual 5k is a race that can be run – or walked – from any location. You can complete the race in your neighborhood, on a trail, on a treadmill, etc. You are able to run at your own pace at time that is convenient […]

Mizzou Academy is a nationally accredited online/blended school that is housed within the University of Missouri College of Education. There are more than 200 courses offered within a variety of programs, including self-paced, semester-based, and co-teaching.

The eMINTS National Center was created in partnership with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Missouri Department of Higher Education to help schools and teachers meet the demands of digital age teaching and learning.

In collaboration with Veterans United Home Loans, we are training post-traumatic stress service dogs for US military veterans. The dogs come from animal shelters, are pre-trained in basic obedience at the Boonville Prison, and then are trained on the special skills to help a veteran. The program matches the veteran with the dog through careful […]

Professor Casey Holliday and colleagues participate in invited speaking engagements and demonstrations to community partners, schools and groups. We cover topics including the latest news and discoveries in paleontology, how animals and people work, and what kind of research and opportunities happen in the Integrative Anatomy program at MU.

Extra Credit is a once-a-month movie series featuring a panel of MU researchers who expand on some aspect of a movie relation to their research and creative activities. This event also features a Q&A with the audience, and is a collaboration between The Connector and Ragtag Cinema.

Located on the UMSL campus, the observatory is used for astronomical research and for public education during regular open house events. It houses a 16″ Meade LX200 telescope and two portable 8″ Celestron telescopes. The telescope can be used for imaging or spectroscopy with an SBIG ST-8 CCD camera.

St. Louis Public Radio is a news organization and NPR member station. St. Louis Public Radio exists “to help people become deeply informed about the issues that affect their lives, better prepared to make decisions and more engaged in our community.”

UMSL has embraced an Anchor Mission and is committed to intentionally applying the University’s place-based operational and educational assets in partnership with community to build a strong North County and Saint Louis region. Leaders across the University identified four core areas where UMSL can support our local community – Economic Development, Housing and Community Development, […]

The Literacy Clinic is a collaborative learning project that focuses on the preparation of future teacher leaders and researchers. Taking place at school sites and online, teachers in UMSL Literacy Clinics provide reading and writing assessment and instruction to children, adolescents and adults in the community.

As the bedrock of the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL’s emerging portfolio of strategies to strengthen the region’s many community partnerships and coalitions, Thread STL is a community of practice that brings together partnership leaders for facilitated peer-to-peer connection, coaching, and problem solving.

Occupational Therapy faculty member Bill Janes manages a chapter of Go, Baby, Go in which students from OT, PT, Speech and even engineering work together to modify ride-on toy cars to improve and study mobility in children.

UMSL Succeed at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis is a high quality, two-year model comprehensive transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID) designed to provide the supports, partnerships, and experiences needed to prepare students for gainful employment, independent living, and a full life in the community. While […]

CLIMB is a partnership between the University of Missouri–St. Louis and the Jennings and University City school districts. Each summer since 2015, UMSL has offered 10-15 paid summer internships for bright high school students from these districts. Structured weekly activities engage the CLIMB interns to think like a scientist and do research with UMSL faculty […]

The University of Missouri–St. Louis, North County Incorporated, the City of Normandy and surrounding communities have been working together for several years to reach a key milestone- the launch of what is now called University Square.