Summer Semester 2013 positions are now available! More information for students interested in registering
Upcoming Short-Term Service Opportunities
There are a plethora of opportunities for MSU students to get involved by serving in the greater Lansing area over the summer months. Here is an upcoming opportunity you may want to check out:
Scrapfest Community Art Event
Old Town Lansing | June 21-22 |
Scrapfest is an intense two-week competition in which teams of artists, welders, and Scrapfest enthusiasts utilize recycled scrap materials from Friedland Industries. Sculptures are then displayed during the Festival of the Moon & Festival of the Sun. Volunteers will be working the merchandise table and helping with the People’s Choice Award voting. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be involved in this public art competition that attracts thousands of visitors to Old Town! Read more & sign up>
Be a part of the annual MSU Fall Welcome Fill the Bus giving event! – Show your Spartan Spirit by contributing school supplies, health and hygiene items or non-perishable food items to those in need in the greater-Lansing area. Small donations make big impacts. The extra notebook, folder, pack of markers, or other item that you give, combined with those of thousands of MSU students and staff, helps to make the beginning of the school year brighter for local children and their families. – Watch for e-mails from your college advisor, posters and messages in the residence halls, and more information coming later on this page. – Come on Spartans, Fill the Bus!
MSU Spartans work every day in communities around the globe to make life better.
On April 13, the SPARTANS WILL. POWER Global Day of Service was our way of showing the world the extraordinary impact Spartans can make in a single day. This organized, collaborative effort brought Spartans together to serve others in their communities while demonstrating the reach and power of the Spartan network. Alumni, students, staff, and faculty joined together to serve others simultaneously, around the world.
Altogether, more than 150 MSU students spent the day engaged in direct service at locations throughout the greater Lansing area, including Impression 5 Science Center, Allen Neighborhood Center, Lansing Community Gardens, Hawk Island, Old Town Lansing, Capital Area District Library, and East Lansing Parks & Recreation. Thank you to all participants, service sites, and those involved in hosting this event!
A special Thank You to the MSU Federal Credit Union for their generous financial support for transportation of service-learning students!
The MSU Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (CSLCE) has a long and dedicated history of linking students and faculty to community. The CSLCE assists students, faculty/staff, and community partners at every step of the way to create and manage service and engagement opportunities by:
- Linking students with appropriate service opportunities and providing orientation sessions regarding program expectations, logistics, safety, and other pertinent information
- Assisting faculty in integrating service-learning, community and civic engagement into courses
- Working with community partners to establish and enhance requested service opportunities