University of Missouri Extension’s Exceed program enhances economic development opportunities by providing high-quality research and insights to our partners. We routinely work with businesses, communities, regions, governments and nonprofits through a variety of projects.
Topic: Community Development
ExploreMIR is a tri-county tourism event between Madison, Iron and Reynolds counties in Southeast Missouri.
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.
For the past four years, the MU Extension Community Arts Program has partnered with the City of North Kansas City to present Arts in the Park and the Mistletowne Market festivals.
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 […]
Travel Program that connects Mizzou Alumni and friends in share social and learning experiences.
This year the challenge for students is to partner with a news organization to find a new (to them) engagement idea to help foster connection with their community. Applications detailing the ideas are due by Oct 31st. First prize is $10,000.
A partnership between the MU College of Education, the state of Missouri and others, Youth Leadership Forum is a unique career leadership-training program for students with disabilities, ages 16–21.
The Family Access Center of Excellence (FACE) are now connecting families with up to 6 hours of free counseling.
Students working at the Columbia Missourian act as the state branch of PolitiFact, the national fact-checking organization that examines the statements of political leaders and government officials.
The project is a joint program between the Community Foundation of NW Missouri, University of Missouri, the regional universities in the region, the regional planning commissions, economic development agencies, Department of Economic Development and USDA.
Mizzou Alternative Breaks weekend service trips give Mizzou students an opportunity to learn more about Missouri while serving communities throughout the state.
Power Up Your Pantry is a University of Missouri program for food pantries and other hunger relief groups who are looking for ways to enhance their current operations and better meet the needs of the people they serve.
Service-Learning is the formal integration of community service into student instruction. Service-learning connects students with the community in partnerships that provide effective and far-reaching assistance to those in need.
Grow Well Missouri partners with food pantries, local organizations, and volunteers to establish food gardening programs that reach out to food pantry customers.