Volunteerism & Civic Engagement

Join our campus-wide campaign to make positive changes in our community by declaring your DOT today!  Think of one small change you can make in your life or one new habit or practice you can develop that will help improve the world around you.  We want to show that small changes can make a difference!  We have buttons and door signs to declare your DOT to the world and show others how you are making a positive difference in our community!

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Thanks to the 178 volunteers who served for our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service!

Read more about the impact our students had on the community HERE.

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Spring Semester Second Saturday Service

Join us the second Saturday of each month for our new Second Saturday Service project!  Each month we will be doing a unique service project in the Phelps County Community.  The Department of Student Life is facilitating this new opportunity to get involved in your community, learn about local organizations, and get service hours! 

February 11th- Communitiy Partnership

April 8th- Camp Mound Ridge

CHECK OUT THE OPPORTUNITIES HERE.

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OUR GOALS

  • Strengthen Community
    By being involved in programming and through using resources provided by this office, students at S&T will develop a stronger understanding of community, and how their actions impact their community on a personal, local, national and international level.
  • Build Bridges
    Through engaging with this office students will work with people, organizations, and communities that will challenge preconceived notions which will foster a greater a sense of understanding between different groups.
  • Empower Individuals
    Students who participate in activities and actively seek out relationships with community partners will learn skills that empower them to be effective change makers in communities after S&T.
  • Create Solutions
    Those who involve themselves with the Office of Volunteerism and Involvement will be prepared to identify and creatively solve problems that affect the greater community.

 

Community Partners

To effect positive change in the greater community and to teach students how to make impactful choices in their future it is important that connections are built in the Rolla community. Our community partners are a valuable asset to S&T, as they provide our students with the majority of the service opportunities that are participated in each year. Follow the Community Partners link here to learn more about those organizations that support service in the Rolla community.