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2015 Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification

We would like to congratulate the Missouri member schools who received the 2015 Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification in 2015. These include Saint Louis UniversityUMKC, and Mizzou (first selected in 2008). These institutions join Missouri State University, Rockhurst University, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Westminster College who were awarded the classification in 2010.

Congratulations to Missouri Recipients of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll!

General Community Service

  • University of Missouri (with Distinction)
  • Saint Louis University (with Distinction)
  • Rockhurst University (with Distinction)
  • William Jewell College
  • Westminster College
  • Missouri State University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Cottey College
  • Missouri State University - West Plains
  • Truman State University
  • Drury University
  • Maryville University of St. Louis

Interfaith Community Service

  • Saint Louis University (with Distinction)
  • Cottey College (with Distinction)
  • Westminster College

For more information on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Reciprocity in Practice

A higher education perspective on university/community relations

This workshop is designed for community and government agencies who desire to work toward stronger partnerships with area higher education institutions. Topics will include a look into the culture of higher education, best practices and standards for partnership, and a discussion of challenges and barriers you face in working with post-secondary institutions. Also included is an opportunity to meet with representatives from higher education institutions in the Springfield area.

Date: February 6, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

405 N Jefferson Ave
Springfield, MO

Cost: $40
Lunch Provided



Tabitha Underwood, Executive Director of Missouri Campus Compact, 417-836-3103, tabithaunderwood@missouristate.edu 

or Christina Ryder, GO LEAD Program Coordinator, 417-836-5973, golead@missouristate.edu 

Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education 2015

Call for Papers - DEADLINE FEB 1, 2015

If you are interested in being published in MOCC's 4th edition of The Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education click the link! We are looking for authors to submit a blind copy of the manuscript, along with a separate file containing contact information for all authors (title, institutional affiliation, address, telephone number, email, and brief author biographies), to jpshe@missouristate.edu by February 1, 2015, for consideration in the 2015 volume. Authors will receive confirmation of received manuscripts within five business days. Please see the JPSHE website for more information and submission procedures http://jpshe.missouristate.edu/  

New Resources Webpage

We have been hard at work this summer putting together a resources webpage for you and your campus. This site is full of links to examples, program models, professional development materials, and much more. Please remember that this will always be a work in progress. If you find sections to be lacking or find a great resource you would like us to post, please let us know. We will test out the site this year and may re-tool it later based on user feedback


Missouri Campus Compact (MoCC) is a membership organization of college and university presidents established to strengthen civic engagement and service-learning partnerships between Missouri’s postsecondary institutions and the communities they serve.  There are currently 36 member institutions, all committed to enhancing students’ responsibility, citizenship and awareness of the community while reinvigorating higher education’s concern for improving the quality of life in society. MoCC is one of 35 state compacts in a national network.  At the national level, Campus Compact is a coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents, representing more than 6 million students.  See more about Campus Compact at the national level by going to http://www.compact.org.