Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.70
Liaison Tamera Jahnke
Submission Date April 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Missouri State University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.89 / 5.00 Doug Neidigh
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Management
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
27,138

Number of students engaged in community service:
14,516

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
53.49

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
285,713

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
10.53

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:

The Excellence in Community Service Awards are presented annually to faculty and staff to recognize excellence in volunteer work with charitable, nonprofit, church or similar organizations within the community. The Missouri State University Foundation will fund up to four $1,000 cash awards, two designated for staff and two designated for faculty. All full time faculty and staff with at least three years of service at the University are eligible for the award. More information can be found here: http://publicaffairs.missouristate.edu/awards/ExcellenceInCommunityService.htm

Employees are allowed to take paid personal leave for community service.


Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:
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Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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