A collaboration with the University of Missouri-St. Louis with UM Extension Activities and presentations focus on taking care of physical and mental health, mini-wellness and vision screenings, gardening and nutrition, as well as building community. Attendees will go home with a bag full of goodies to help them live more healthy and engaged lives.
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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.
Entering its 18th year in 2021, the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning Chancellor’s Certificate has educated hundreds of members of the St. Louis planning community.
Whether you are a member of the public, a researcher, a community-based organization, an internet service provider, work in local government or economic development- The Missouri Broadband Resource Rail has the tools to help you.
The Missouri Institute for Mental Health (MIMH) CE Circle is a subscription-based service in which members receive live-online behavioral health trainings throughout the year. Members pay only one fee each year. At least 40 live-online opportunities over the course of the year will be available for members to receive training on a wide variety of […]
A unique evening of conversation and entertainment with a dazzling piece of music performed live by the Arianna String Quartet connected to a different theme each month (prior themes included architecture, chemistry, physics, business, brewing).
The Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL offers noncredit computer courses to meet technological challenges in the workplace.
The University of Missouri Broadband Initiative team has created resources to help communities navigate and apply for broadband funding.
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 […]
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.
Newsletter designed for people who live and work in the communities living close to campus touching within 2 miles from campus.
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!
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.
In partnership with the Urban Land Institute-St. Louis, the UMSL Public Policy Administration Program is offering virtually the noncredit UMSL Chancellor’s Certificate in Fundamentals of Economic Development.
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 […]
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 Pierre Laclede Honors College invited five speakers to engage the honors students on a discussion on race and the importance of activism in the past and present. The speaker series served to compliment the book, Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis, which served as the common read book for the university freshmen.
Graduate and undergraduate students within the UMSL College of Education will be providing virtual literacy tutoring sessions during the spring semester. This is a free program with limited space.
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 […]
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 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 […]
The Mobile Eye Center provides eye and vision care for the underserved throughout the St. Louis metropolitan 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.
A day of service on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the MLK Day of Service volunteer event is coordinated by UMSL students in collaboration with several community agencies and service organizations.
UMSL’s Charter Schools Office sponsors seven public charter schools in the city of St. Louis. Roughly 3000 students attend these schools.
Girls’ Adventures in Math is a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. Our competition presents some of the most challenging and innovative math problems to students in this age group, contextualized in a comic book containing the stories of pioneering women from history.
Faculty from the UMSL College of Education engaged more than 75 local educators in a workshop series focused on strategies for digital instruction.
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.
The Nicholas and Theodora Matsakis Hellenic Culture Center at tUMSL is a place where scholars, students, and community members are welcome to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Greece – both international and locally. The Center is a resource for political, educational, cultural, travel, and business information.
A small museum on the UMSL campus, Gallery 210 offers visual arts programming of regional, national, and international importance. The gallery’s exhibitions and related arts programming have enjoyed a long and distinguished history of service to the university and to the St. Louis community.
More than just a place to exercise, the Recreation and Wellness Center to provide a spot for all members to stay, play, and connect on the UMSL Campus. Our goal is to provide an inclusive and comprehensive set of programs and services that cater to the needs of the students, faculty, staff and community members. […]
The volunteers of MVHP interview and record oral histories of our Veterans. The recordings are shared with The State Historical Society of Missouri, the U.S. Library of Congress and the Veteran.
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 […]
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches participants to recognize and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use concerns. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed for adults who work with adolescents.
The Department of Language and Cultural Studies at UMSL annually hosts World Languages Day. The event presents an opportunity for advanced language students at the high school level to visit campus and interact with each other and language student volunteers from UMSL.
LACE™ is a complex and comprehensive year-long professional development experience for school leaders focused on character education.
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.
The Counseling and Social Advocacy Center (CSAC) at UMSL assists individuals, couples, and families in need of counseling services with affordable counseling provided by professional counselors and graduate counseling students.
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.”
With funding provided by the NASA / Missouri Space Grant Consortium, the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UMSL is proud to offer the Astronomy Outreach Program free of charge for schools.
Housed at UMSL since 1998, the St. Louis Mercantile Library is the oldest existing library west of the Mississippi River. It has developed a significant permanent collection of paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, decorative arts and folk art.
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, […]
UMSL’s Midwest Digital Marketing Conference is an annual community event that offers insight and workshops in the innovative industry of digital marketing.
The Arianna String Quartet’s Outreach Programs bring the timeless vitality of string quartet playing to audiences of all ages and in a wide variety of settings and contexts, nurturing interest in classical music through engaging insights, activities, and programs.
In spring 2020, the UMSL Office of Community Engagement and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion piloted a free diversity and inclusion training for several UMSL community partners.
The Sue Shear Leadership Academy is an intensive week-long residential leadership development program designed to inspire civic engagement and encourage women’s public sector leadership. The program brings together college women from MO universities across the political spectrum to discuss the roles of women in leadership and politics.
University Child Development Center (UCDC) is a campus-based child-care center serving the University of Missouri-St. Louis and surrounding communities. The purposes of the Center are to provide high quality programming for children and their parents; staff development and teacher training; and a site for child study/research.
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.
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.
Housed and supported in the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL, the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance builds shared data infrastructure and supports strong data actors who use quality data to improve people’s lives.
STLCyberCon is a unique annual cybersecurity conference that features presentations by industry experts and academic researchers. It also includes a “Capture the Flag” competition for students and practitioners, a community IT job fair, and research poster presentations. The conference is free and open to the public.
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.
In cooperation with the Spanish Lake Community Association and the Spanish Lake Community Development Corporation, UMSL students in Honors Business Writing create and develop professional business communications designed to meet community needs and goals.
As part of the requirements for completion of the Pierre Laclede Honors College Certificate, all honors students complete six credit hours of internship, independent study, or independent research. Internships are experiences that combine academic development and meaningful applied practical experience.
Accelerate offers advanced curriculum, expertise, mentorship, and experiences. Our evolving curriculum focuses on design thinking and innovation systems to develop insightful leaders with skills to bring ideas to market, start and grow new endeavors and solve problems creatively.
UMSL-Center for Behavioral Health provides no cost psychological evaluations and support for children, adolescents, and young adults in Greater St. Louis.
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 […]
The Missouri Opioid STR project aims to enrich response efforts by health care providers – emergency rooms, drug treatment centers, mental health clinics, primary care doctors and emergency responders.
We are committed to providing high quality affordable counseling and evaluation services for adults, couples, children, and families, and to train effective, empathic psychologists.
Guatemala trip challenges nursing students to learn new diagnostic techniques, empowers future practice.
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 […]
Since its inception in 1986, the Bridge Program remains one of the most successful and widely emulated models for precollegiate programming in the St. Louis community.
Studio Schools are ResponsiveDesign™ teams of candidates, clinical educators, teachers, and administrators collaborating to explore, envision, and enact innovative solutions that deepen learning and raise P-12 student achievement.
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 program offers transitional and supportive housing, financial literacy, and identity and career readiness classes. It also assists with transportation, utilities, obtaining valid identification, mental health services and health care.
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.