Our mission is to go beyond current opioid coalition efforts as we will be purposefully applying organizational science, workforce development strategy, and systems engineering to assist rural communities in developing an R-NetWORC Center to combat OUD.
‘Art in Translation’ exhibit — an ekphrasis project between S&T & UMSL
Missouri S&T introduces a new community outreach program designed to raise awareness of the university among community leaders.
UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
MU Extension Community Economic Development Field Specialist Richard Proffer meets regularly with Risco residents to guide them to establishing a local limited use food store.
LaBudde Special Collections at UMKC, in collaboration with the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center and Prospect Business Association, has put together an online exhibit highlighting the days following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Move More Get More is a federally funded program to increase physical activity and nutrition among middle school students in Kansas City Public Schools.
The Dinosaurs & Cavemen Science Expo is an annual fair held on or off campus that brings researchers, community partners and the public together to celebrate paleontology, natural history and science through activities, demonstrations and guest speakers.
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 Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center is a landmark performance facility on the UMSL campus built to provide a performance home for campus events, academic programs, and regional arts organizations.
Troostapalooza celebrates the local community by bringing together neighbors, small businesses, and entrepreneurs to engage with their community and highlight the Troost Corridor.
This exhibit, Saxophone Supreme, is a partnership between the American Jazz Museum and UMKC Libraries celebrating the Centennial of Charlie “Bird” Parker, one of the most influential musicians and composers of all time.
Collaboration between UMKC School of Social Work and Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County to assess the impact of the COVID – 19 outbreak on local Child in Need of Care (CINC) cases.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Charting the LifeCourse team adapted to COVID-19 by pivoting its 4th annual National Showcase to a series of virtual events.
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.
St. Louis Public Radio is a news organization and NPR member station. St. Louis Public Radio’s mission is “to inform and provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures for a more inspired and engaged public.”
Project Daylight provides theater opportunities for at-risk youth in order for them to work on issues of trauma. Three faculty with the School of Social Work and a number of MSW students will be conducting the Program Evaluation.
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, […]
Changing the approach of truancy from face to face in court hearings to virtual social support will be a new and innovative approach to reducing truancy and supporting students with what they need to be successful in school.
The Green St. Louis Machine (GSM) is an educational initiative focused on promoting healthy eating, engaging students in STEM practices, and developing skills in urban agriculture, entrepreneurship, and community engagement.
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.
Through $250,000 in state funds, Missouri S&T is providing Project Lead the Way grants to school districts in 10 south-central Missouri counties. A total of 41 school districts are eligible for the grants.
Beyond Campus is a lecture series which brings the College of Arts and Science to the community.
The Missouri Youth Institute is a program of the World Food Prize that connects outstanding high schoolers with leaders in the fight to end world hunger.
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.
NoVA is a multi-agency collaboration between Kansas City criminal justice agencies that focuses on addressing violent crime. Faculty within the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology (in the College of Arts and Sciences) have worked with NoVA since 2013.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC has partnered with eitas, to coordinate the development of programs that serve citizens who experience some form of developmental disability and their families.
Abandoned 2 Vibrant (A2V) is a partnership with the Kansas City, MO Land Bank to help potential buyers of abandoned homes select houses that best fit their needs. The project uses advanced data processing to provide these insights
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 mission of Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF) is to increase and amplify the voices of North St. Louis City and County residents at the civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods.
STL Youth Jobs is a civic collaboration providing meaningful employment opportunities for at-risk youth in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Mizzou Youth Experience collaborates between the University and the larger community to give 7th and 8th graders a unique inside look at the college experience and all of the benefits of pursuing a college degree at Mizzou.
The UMKC School of Dentistry works with a K-12 Charter School to provide oral health services, in place, in the urban core of Kansas City.